Women's Leadership Conference


Step Up and Stand Out!

Be part of the 4th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference hosted by RAPPS!

Do you want to communicate more effectively? Are you looking for inspiration from successful women? If so please join us for this year’s Women’s Leadership Conference focusing on ways to navigate differences in the workplace and our everyday lives. 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 27, 2015 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: 33 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ




8:45 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
9:20 a.m. Introduction: Hillary Bardwell, Assistant Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
9:30 a.m. Keynote: Tamara Jacobs, author, entrepreneur, communications specialist
11:00 a.m. Morning session
  Building Your Financial Independence
Gina Liebhauser, Partner at Piemonte & Liebhauser, LLC
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Panel: Communication that Makes a Difference

Colleen Connolly, Associate at Malick & Scherer, P.C. 

Jane Kenny, Managing Partner, The Whitman Strategy Group

Monique King-Viehland, Director of Housing and Economic Development, City of Trenton

Seema Kumar, VP of Innovation, Global Health, and Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson

Rebecca Perkins, President and CEO, The Perkins Partnership

Mildred Scott, Middlesex County Sheriff

2:15 p.m.

Career Workshop:
Women’s Rights in the Workplace
Patricia Lawrence Kolaras, Esq., President and Founder of The PLK Law Group, P.C.

3:30 p.m. Stretch Break!
3:40 p.m. Career Roundtable with speakers
5:00 p.m.

Catherine Lombardi, 3 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ



Open to all graduate students. RSVP REQUESTED by February 21. RSVP required by visiting https://wlc2015.eventbrite.com



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