Women’s Leadership Colloquium Registration Open

You are cordially invited to the Women’s Leadership Colloquium hosted by the Women’s College on Friday, March 20, from 1:30-4:30 p.m., with a reception 4:30-5:30 p.m., in the Hosch Theater and lobby of the John S. Burd Center.

The keynote speaker is Marissa Kraxberger, Vice President of Creative with Ivanka Trump, where she leads the Women Who Work initiative. Formerly VP with Kate Spade New York, Oscar de la Renta, and Diane Von Furstenberg, Marissa has extensive experience in the fashion industry in the areas of design and executive leadership. Check out her latest project at http://www.ivankatrump.com/womenwhowork/

Also featured is a powerhouse lineup of dynamic women who will share insights gleaned from their backgrounds in law, media, philanthropy, management, and higher education. Speakers include attorney Kris Orr Brown; Carrie Conway, Program Director with the Woodruff Foundation; Lindsey Nelson, VP of Talent Development with CareerBuilder; Trustee Anna Jacobs, WC ’86; Valerie Simmons-Walston, Dean of Students; Tracy Rhodes, WC ’02, Managing Partner of Evans & Rhodes, LLC, and Ashley Lee, WC ’14, Graduate Assistant in Public Policy, Columbus State University. Student leaders M.K. Jabbia and Byronica Banks will also speak. President Schrader will open the session with a message of welcome.

The event includes a performance by the Brenau Vocal Chamber Ensemble and concludes with a cocktail party. The colloquium is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register at http://www.brenau.edu/about/leadershipcolloquium/