Pennsylvania Diversity Council Hosts Pittsburgh Women in Leadership Symposium

Pennsylvania Diversity Council Hosts Pittsburgh Women in Leadership Symposium

Pittsburgh Women in Leadership Symposium

Pittsburgh, PA – – On June 15, The Pennsylvania Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Women in Leadership Symposium at Duquesne University from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This event will bring together a diverse mix of successful women who, through the discussion of topics relevant to today’s issues, will educate, inspire and encourage their peers to reflect on their own goals as they strive to advance within their organizations. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Secure Your Place at the Table.”

“The Women in Leadership Symposium functions as a forum for female executives to share their personal success stories and challenges they faced while climbing the corporate ladder,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder & Chair of the National Diversity Council.

This half-day event will offer a panel discussion that will delve into a variety of topics, such as “Developing Political Savvy: Hard Work and Talent Are Not Enough,” Positioning Yourself for the Next Big Opportunity,” and “Becoming a Person of Influence.” Participants include business professionals, entrepreneurs, non-profit organization representatives, and scholars. Following the discussions, participants will have the opportunity to share their thoughts in an open question and answer session.

Registration, breakfast, and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m., with the symposium beginning at 8:30 a.m. Individual ticket cost is $79.00. Registration is currently ongoing and can be completed at For more information, please contact Shalom Gibtsawi at [email protected]

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