Columbia Women in Business presents




 FEBRUARY 22, 2008

Lerner Hall, Columbia University

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7:30 – 8:30 AM    

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 9:00 AM    

CWIB President’s Welcome / Sponsors’ Welcome

9:00 – 9:10 AM    

Opening Remarks Dean Glenn Hubbard, Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School

9:10 – 10:00 AM  

Presentation of Twelfth Annual Distinguished Alumna Award / Alumna Speech Melissa Marr, CBS ’02 (EMBA), President, The Healing Project

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Session I

Taking the Reigns: Tips for New Managers

Workplace Socializing and Networking

Power Couples

Big Change

Workshop: Finding Your Sweet Spot

11:15 – 11:35 AM       

Coffee Break

11:35 AM – 12:35 PM

Session II


Global Women’s Issues

Changing the Game: Arranging YOUR Life

Managing in Times of Uncertainty

Workshop: Personal Leadership

12:45 – 2:45 PM  

Luncheon and Networking

Remarks by CWIB Conference Co-Chairs Jenny Ahn, CBS ’08, and Kristie Wauthier, CBS ’08, MBA Candidates

Keynote Address Andrea Jung, Chairman & CEO, Avon Products, Inc.

3:00 – 4:30 PM    

Session III

Politics of Success: Managing Human Roadblocks

Ascent to the Top

The Realities of Working Abroad

Why We Need More Women in Business

Workshop: Managing Your Personal Finances

4:45 – 6:30 PM

Networking and Cocktail Reception

This year’s CWIB Conference Networking and Cocktail Reception will feature gourmet wine, cheese, and hors d’oeuvres stations, each sponsored by a CBS alumni-owned business or other NYC specialty boutique. Please join us immediately after the conference to network with new contacts and connect with old friends. Also, you will not want to miss the annual CWIB slideshow, live music, and the traditional CWIB cocktail!