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TUESDAY, APRIL 10 | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 | REGISTER

TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012

KICKOFF EVENT
BARBARA CORCORAN

Real estate mogul, entrepreneur, star of ABC’s Shark Tank
Lunch reception to follow

11:00 A.M.  | KEATING 1st

Barbara Corcoran took a $1,000 loan to start a real-estate business, launching what became the dominant force in residential New York City real estate: The Corcoran Group. She grew it into a $5 billion business that she sold in 2001 for $66 million.
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PERSONAL BRANDING
JEN GROOVER

Media and brand expert, entrepreneur

4:00 P.M.  | KEATING 1st
Jen GrooverJen is a top business and lifestyle contributor and content creator for major networks such as ABC, CBS, CNBC, NBC, Fox News, Fox Business News and The CW. She contributes editorially to online and print publications that include The Huffington Post and Entrepreneur magazine, and she has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine; Redbook; People; US Weekly; Success; Entrepreneur and more.
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WOMEN IN PR & MARKETING
PANEL DISCUSSION

5:25 P.M.  | KEATING 1st

Moderator: Beth E. Vallen, Assistant Professor of Marketing

Panelists include:

  • Sarah Hall, Sarah Hall Productions
  • Naomi Holland, Director of Marketing, Kenneth Cole
  • Melinda Travis, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pro Sports Communications
  • Sidney Henne, BBDO

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012

Résumé & Cover Letter Clinic

Margaret Copete, Director of North America Campus Recruiting at Booz & Company

10:00 A.M. | O’Keefe Commons

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Women in Male-Dominated Industries

11:30 A.M. | O’Keefe Commons

Moderator:  Donna Rapaccioli, Dean of the Gabelli School of Business

Panelists include:

  • Mary Jane McCartney, TMC ’69, Con Edison’s Senior Vice President, Gas Operations
  • Mary Ann Bartels, GSB ’85, GSAS ’92, Managing Director and Head of Technical and Market Analysis Global Research, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
  • Roberta Garland, TMC ’73, Founder, Garland Actuarial
  • Jennifer Karpf, Founder & Executive Director, National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN)
  • Christine Driessen, GSB ’77, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for ESPN

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Developing a Business Network

1:00 P.M. | O’Keefe Commons

Presenter: First Investors
First Investors is a company that thrives on business relationships.  Learn tips & tricks on networking from the pros.

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Career & Life Conversations — Perspectives at Every Age

2:15 P.M. | O’Keefe Commons

Brought to you by Ernst & Young

Panelists include:

  • Angie Cercone, Advisory Lead People Consultant, Financial Services Office, Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Christine Lowney, Partner in the Financial Services Office, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Jessica Liconti, Senior, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Sandra Sicilia, Senior Vice President, Jefferies & Co.

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Women in Entrepreneurship

3:30 P.M. | O’Keefe Commons

Panelists include:

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Closing Lecture/Reception

4:45 P.M. | O’Keefe Commons

ELLEN HANCOCK (GSAS ’67)

Bronx-born Fordham alumna, technology executive
Reception to follow

Mrs. Hancock currently serves on the corporate board of Aetna, Inc. and Colgate-Palmolive Company. Career highlights include a 29-year run at IBM where she served on the IBM Corporate Executive Committee, becoming the Chief Technology Officer position at Apple, and serving as President, COO, and secretary to the board of Acquicor, a company she co-founded with former Apple-CEO Gil Amelio and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
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