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Date: February 2, 2011
Subject: WSA Weekly Newsletter: February 2, 2011 - Issue # 15



 


    

WSA Weekly Newsletter 

February 2, 2011, Issue #15  

A friendly reminder to register for the 20th Annual HBS Women’s Student Association Conference this Saturday.  You can check out the speakers or agenda online, but remember to sign-up to attend!  Conference website: www.dynamicwibconference.com

 Also, take THURSDAY to show some WSA-love and WEAR YOUR WSA T-SHIRTS.

 Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2011 WSA Dynamic Women in Business Conference:

  • An opportunity to NETWORK with speakers, panelists, and other attendees from HUNDREDS of different companies and backgrounds*
  • Lululemon GIFT BAGS stuffed with must-have goodies
  • Time to REFLECT on your life and career path
  • Another chance to CELEBRATE the experiences and successes of other outstanding women through up-close and personal conversations with industry experts and accomplished professionals
  • OUTSTANDING keynotes and ADVICE Gail McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross, Beth Comstock, CMO and SVP of GE, and Susan Smith Ellis, CEO of (RED)

*A SMALL sampling of companies includes: Prada, Groupon, Starwood, DaVita, Bridgespan Group, Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, Newsweek, Zipcar, IDEO, IBM, Daily Candy, Polaris Venture Partners, Digitas, Conte Nast, Clorox, Fidelity, Lily Pulitzer, Citizen Schools, Microsoft, The Pillsbury Company, Filene’s, McKinsey & Co., Federal Reserve Bank, H.I.G. Capital, Partners in Health, Clinique, Clinton Foundation, Verizon, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Johnson & Johnson, Bain Capital, The Gap, CBS Interactive, Birchbox, TSG Consumer Partners, Dillard’s, UPS, Cadbury, American Express, New York Times, PepsiCo, Rent the Runway, JP Morgan, causemedia, Department of Energy, The Happiness Project, Pandora, eBay, The Home Depot, Greycroft Partners, PBS, ESPN, MillerCoors, Personified, Harvard Management Company, and MANY more!

Every year, the WSA conference brings together over 1,000 women, including students, alumnae, faculty, distinguished business leaders, and community members, to explore the opportunities and challenges facing women in today's business world.  The Dynamic Women in Business conference is a powerful forum for women to learn, share, and inspire one another.

 

For more information email Tiffany Niver - tniver@mba2012.hbs.edu

 

All Women’s Events 

Title: Dare to Ask: The Guide to Successful Negotiating

When: February 15th, 2011, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Where: To Be Announced

What:  The WSA is proud to present a  workshop on Effective Negotiation Skills  ­- come learn from the authors of the recently published book “Dare To Ask! The Woman’s Guidebook To Successful Negotiating” the key tools and tactics to successful negotiation targeted specifically at women navigating the business world.  This workshop has been presented successfully around the country to many businesses, law firms, the International Monetary Fund as well as at Business and Law schools. 

 About the Presenters:

  • Cait Clarke is Director of Public Interest Law Opportunities at Equal Justice Works in Washington, D.C. where she directs the largest legal fellowships program in the United States.  She has been a corporate and non-profit negotiation consultant and founding director of the National Defender Leadership Institute.
  • Neil Shister is the author of the best-seller the “Ten Minute Guide to Negotiating”. During his career he has been a correspondent for Time Magazine, television critic for The Miami Herald, editor-publisher of Atlanta Magazine, marketing vice-president for Inc. Magazine and Senior Vice President, Hill & Knowlton.
  • The book - http://womennegotiating.com/preface-to-dare-to-ask/ “Remarkably original and useful. This book builds on the latest academic research on the subject, offering thought provoking and practical advice. We train hundreds of seasoned women professionals who, despite their key positions in business, are reluctant to negotiate. Any woman will feel much more empowered after reading this. She’ll be more comfortable asking for what she wants, which is the most critical step to getting it!” --Marianne Eby, Principal, Watershed Consulting Associates

For more information: Please reach out to Anura Patil (apatil@mba2012.hbs.edu) or Xing Wang (xwang@mba2012.hbs.edu) for any questions.

 

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Title: WSA Mixer with Sloan Women in Management

 When: February 9th, 2011, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Where: OM (92 Winthrop Street)

 What:  Come meet the women from Sloan Women in Management for an informal mixer. Light appetizers and cash bar will be available. Please RSVP Here

 For more information: Please reach out to Erin Moseley (emoseley@mba2012.hbs.edu). 

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Admissions: 

[WSA Sponsored] Friday Admissions Lunch with Prospective Students (click or contact kepler@mba2011.hbs.edu)

                                                                                

CPD:  

Click here for all information on non-sponsored CPD eventsNO LOGIN REQUIRED! 


Social & Community:

Harvard Kennedy School: WAPPP Gender Center - Weekly Thursday Discussion (CLICK TITLE for INFO)

 

Other: 

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EVENT

20th Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference

Saturday, February 5, 2011
8:00am - 5:00pm
Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
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Every year, the WSA conference brings together over 1,000 women, including students, alumnae, faculty, distinguished business leaders, and community members, to explore the opportunities and challenges facing women in today's business world. The Dynamic Women in Business conference is a powerful forum for women to learn, share, and inspire one another.

RSVP

EVENT

Dare to Ask: The Guide to Successful Negotiating

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Aldrich 109, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163, United States
Add to Google Cal, Outlook, Yahoo, iCal

The WSA is proud to present a workshop on Effective Negotiation Skills ¬- come learn from the authors of the recently published book “Dare To Ask! The Woman’s Guidebook To Successful Negotiating” the key tools and tactics to successful negotiation targeted specifically at women navigating the business world. This workshop has been presented successfully around the country to many businesses, law firms, the International Monetary Fund as well as at Business and Law schools.

About the Presenters:
• Cait Clarke is Director of Public Interest Law Opportunities at Equal Justice Works in Washington, D.C. where she directs the largest legal fellowships program in the United States. She has been a corporate and non-profit negotiation consultant and founding director of the National Defender Leadership Institute.
• Neil Shister is the author of the best-seller the “Ten Minute Guide to Negotiating”. During his career he has been a correspondent for Time Magazine, television critic for The Miami Herald, editor-publisher of Atlanta Magazine, marketing vice-president for Inc. Magazine and Senior Vice President, Hill & Knowlton.
• The book - http://womennegotiating.com/preface-to-dare-to-ask/ ? “Remarkably original and useful. This book builds on the latest academic research on the subject, offering thought provoking and practical advice. We train hundreds of seasoned women professionals who, despite their key positions in business, are reluctant to negotiate. Any woman will feel much more empowered after reading this. She’ll be more comfortable asking for what she wants, which is the most critical step to getting it!” --Marianne Eby, Principal, Watershed Consulting Associates

Please reach out to Anura Patil (apatil@mba2012.hbs.edu) or Xing Wang (xwang@mba2012.hbs.edu) for any questions.

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