The 2014 Women's Leadership Forum: Exploring "The Makeup of Every Woman"

12 Mar 2014 9:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


A full-day conference celebrating and exploring what makes some women truly exceptional

BOSTON, MA - The Ad Club’s 2014 Women’s Leadership Forum, in partnership with John Hancock takes place on Wednesday, March 19th at The Westin, Boston Waterfront. The Women’s Leadership Forum is dedicated to extraordinary women who are committed leaders that have made tremendous strides in the corporate world.

This year’s event is inspired by “the makeup of every woman”, the female chromosome (XX).  We will explore what makes a great woman, and what makes some women truly exceptional. The 2014 Women’s Leadership Forum will include an array of speakers from many different fields.  The speakers are some of the country’s most exemplary women who are change agents in the world of business as well as the society as a whole. 

This professional event will include approximately 600 attendees.  A full-day conference will include a luncheon and will be followed by a cocktail and networking reception. 

Speakers includ:

Brenda Palms Barber, Sweet Beginnings; Providing job opportunities to ex-convicts in Chicago, IL.

Christy Scott Cashman, Producer, Actor, and Writer; A storyteller extraordinaire.

Kristen Cavallo, Mullen; Barbara Goose, DigitasLBi; Lori Hiltz, Havas Media, NA; Cindy Stockwell, Hill Holliday; Lisa Unsworth, Arnold Worldwide; Boston’s leading ladies discuss what it’s like from the top of the corporate ladder.

Ellen Fitzpatrick, American History Scholar, Professor, Author; Recording eloquent pieces from American’s letters to the late first lady, Jackie.

Jessica Kensky, MGH; A marathoner with admirable determination.

Nataly Kogan, Happier, Inc.; Strives to make happiness contagious.

Emily McCann, Citizen Schools; Delivers education equality to all.

Ana Navarro, CNN Political Contributor and Republican Strategist; Political strategist who leads with conviction.

Farah Pandith, Former Special Representatives to Muslim Communities; The first-ever special representative to Muslim Communities.

Alexis Wilkinson, Harvard Lampoon; A strong-willed yet humorous leader.

You can follow the conversation regarding The Women’s Leadership Forum on Twitter (#AdClubWomen). For full event agenda, and to learn more about all of our innovative speakers, please visit:

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