Carolina Women in Business Hosts Conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Nov. 18

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“Imagine, Invest, Inspire: Make Your Mark on the Workplace” features leading executives, sessions on career development and panels exploring a range of topics from communication to philanthropy.

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Carolina Woman in Business (CWIB) will host its 11th annual conference, titled “Imagine, Invest, Inspire: Make Your Mark on the Workplace,” on Nov. 18 at the University of North Caroline Kenan-Flagler Business School.

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt will open the conference. Keynote addresses will be given by Janet Mountain, executive director of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Rebecca Gansert, director of worldwide operations for Amazon’s Prime Now.

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from six workshops and panels. Workshops will explore the power of language, creating a career plan, and fostering collaboration. Panels will include breaking stereotypes in the classroom, dealing with disruption in a career path and integrating “doing good” with “doing business.”

Conference sponsors are Amazon, Eastman Chemical Company, Tata Consultancy Services, Wells Fargo Securities, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Deloitte Consulting LLP.

CWIB is a student organization providing the women of UNC Kenan-Flagler with opportunities for career and community development and networking opportunities in preparation for their post-MBA journeys.

The event is open to all UNC students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the business community. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to


About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business, full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA®), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

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