UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School


Carolina Women in Business hosts conference Nov. 18


Carolina Woman in Business (CWIB) will host its 11th annual conference, titled “Imagine, Invest, Inspire: Make Your Mark on the Workplace,” on Nov. 18 at the University of North Caroline Kenan-Flagler Business School.

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt will open the conference. Keynote addresses will be given by Janet Mountain, executive director of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Rebecca Gansert, director of worldwide operations for Amazon’s Prime Now.

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose from six workshops and panels. Workshops will explore the power of language, creating a career plan, and fostering collaboration. Panels will include breaking stereotypes in the classroom, dealing with disruption in a career path and integrating “doing good” with “doing business.”

Conference sponsors are Amazon, Eastman Chemical Company, Tata Consultancy Services, Wells Fargo Securities, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deloitte Consulting LLP.

CWIB is a student organization providing the women of UNC Kenan-Flagler with opportunities for career and community development and networking opportunities in preparation for their post-MBA journeys.

The event is open to all UNC students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the business community. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to http://cwibconference.sites.unc.edu/.