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Smeal to Host Conference Celebrating 'Powerful Women' in Business

The Penn State Smeal College of Business is hosting a conference in April to bring together women students, alumnae, and businesswomen for networking, professional development, and a celebration of women in business. Powerful Women Paving the Way, an annual conference hosted by Penn State Women in Business, will be held on Penn State's University Park campus on April 19 and 20. The event is open the public and attendees must register online by April 13. The cost is $99 ($30 for Penn State undergraduate students).
March 28, 2012

The Penn State Smeal College of Business is hosting a conference in April to bring together women students, alumnae, and businesswomen for networking, professional development, and a celebration of women in business.

Powerful Women Paving the Way, an annual conference hosted by Penn State Women in Business, will be held on Penn State's University Park campus on April 19 and 20. The event is open the public and attendees must register online by April 13. The cost is $99 ($30 for Penn State undergraduate students).

Conference goers will hear perspectives from some of Smeal's most accomplished business leaders, gain issues-based insights and knowledge that can be applied to their professional and personal lives, and make connections with successful Penn State alumnae.

The agenda features three keynote speakers. They are Ellen Gustafson, co-founder of FEED and creator of the 30 Project; Monica Haslip, founder and executive director of Little Black Pearl; Russ Rose, Penn State women's volleyball head coach; and Smeal alumna Farnoosh Torabi, author of You're So Money and Psych Yourself Rich.

The conference also includes four periods of breakout sessions. The breakout tracks are tailored to the interests of students, recent graduates, and professional women as well as a general track that will be of interest to all attendees.

For more details on the conference, including breakout descriptions and a complete list of speakers, visit www.smeal.psu.edu/powerfulwomen.

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