Women's Leadership Conference


Lean in and Reach Out

Be a part of the annual Women's Leadership Conference Hosted by RAPPS!

This year’s conference will shine a light on gender differences in our workplaces and provide inspiration for young women joining the workforce on how to achieve their goals. Participants will hear from a wide array of speakers belonging to a variety of fields who have achieved exceptional success in their professions, carving a path for women to follow .

When: Friday, February 28, 20149:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: 33 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ






For those of you who missed it, listen to Ellie and Dori's interview from Wednesday, February 20th on 90.3 The Core with Mark Szeltner, and get the scoop on this year's Women's Leadership Conference!


9:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Introduction: Hillary Bardwell, Assistant Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
9:45 a.m. Keynote: The Honorable Virginia Long, retired NJ Supreme Court Justice
10:50 a.m. Morning sessions
  Business & Economic Development
Melanie Willoughby, CEO, NJ Business & Industry Association
Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose NJ
  Work/Life Balance
Beth Tracy, SciWomen, Rutgers University
12:10 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Panel: Global Health
  Moderated by: Ann Graham 
Cymie Payne, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University 
Eleanor Blomstrom, Program Director/Head of Office, WEDO 
Dazon Diallo Dixon, Founder and President, SisterLove, Inc
Savi Bisnath, Associate Director, Center for Women's Global Leadership
2:45 p.m. Endnote: Chris French, Holistic Health Coach and Founder, Reach Within Lead Beyond
4:15 p.m. Reception/Networking
Catherine Lombardi, 3 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ



Open to all graduate students. RSVP REQUESTED by February 21. RSVP at https://wlc2014.eventbrite.com.

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