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Smeal Students Invited to Register for April 24 PricewaterhouseCoopers Leadership Series

Penn State Smeal College of Business students are invited to register for “Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women's Leadership Series," PricewaterhouseCoopers’ first global forum on women and leadership, featuring U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner Bob Moritz. The event, which is free and open to Penn State students and faculty, will take place on Thursday, April 24, from 12:30-4:00 p.m. at the Nittany Lion Inn on Penn State’s University Park campus.
April 21, 2014

Penn State Smeal College of Business students are invited to register for “Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women's Leadership Series," PricewaterhouseCoopers’ first global forum on women and leadership, featuring U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner Bob Moritz. The event, which is free and open to Penn State students and faculty, will take place on Thursday, April 24, from 12:30-4 p.m. at the Nittany Lion Inn on Penn State’s University Park campus.

The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a global webcast featuring Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In for Graduates and Facebook’s chief operating officer. Sandberg will provide her perspective and answer questions about how women can embrace leadership and accelerate the transition from campus to career. The webcast will be broadcast live from Facebook’s campus in California.

Special guest Bob Moritz, U.S. chairman and senior partner at PwC, will attend the webcast viewing at the Nittany Lion Inn with Penn State students and faculty. Beginning at 1:45 p.m., after Sandberg’s webcast, Moritz will host a panel discussion on leadership, career, and other topics from the webcast.

Finally, the event will conclude with a workshop on Communicating with Confidence from 3-4 p.m. The workshop will help participants learn to maximize their communication style, engage others in dialogue, and create and deliver compelling messages.

Register today for "Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women's Leadership Series," slated for Thurs., April 24, from 12:30-4 p.m. at the Nittany Lion Inn.

While the focus of the leadership series is on the advancement of women, men are welcome and equally encouraged to participate.

To continue the discussion about women’s leadership, Moritz will serve as the keynote speaker of that night’s opening dinner for the Powerful Women Paving the Way conference.

PwC is one of the Big Four professional service firms and a Smeal Corporate Associate committed to recruiting Penn State students for internships and full-time positions. The Corporate Associate Program at the college provides increased visibility among Smeal students and direct access to students through organizations and career fairs.

About Undergraduate Education at the Smeal College of Business
The Smeal College of Business offers undergraduate majors and minors that span the business spectrum, preparing students for a business world that is complex, global, and diverse. Smeal undergraduate students have access to dozens of student organizations and involvement opportunities, study abroad partnerships around the world, and personalized career planning and academic advising services to help them thrive at Smeal and in their careers. Learn more at www.smeal.psu.edu/uge.

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