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Business Week – INSPIRE: A Women’s Exchange of Knowledge

Date:
Friday, February 24th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Website:
http://business.illinoisstate.edu/businessweek/

Event Description

The Business Week team will host a conference geared towards women for the second year in a row. This event is open to all students and we strongly encourage females to participate.

INSPIRE will include breakout sessions held at the College of Business followed by a keynote address at the Normal Theater. Students will get to learn about various topics surrounding embracing women in the workforce and encouraging women to be strong leaders. Each breakout session will help further your understanding of gender dynamics in the workplace and empowering yourself during the process.

Pre-registraion is required for the INSPIRE Breakout Session, however all students are encouraged to attend the Keynote Address.

INSPIRE BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS

Empower YOU
SFHB 370

Business is no longer a man’s profession. The world is embracing women in the workforce and encouraging women to be strong leaders. Students and professionals will be looking at how the world is encouraging the empowerment of women through recent advertisements that pointedly make women the focus.

Take charge of YOU
SFHB 369

Women are becoming leaders of companies more often than ever in today’s age. Take the lead and talk with professionals about how to take charge in the workplace.

What would YOU do?
SFHB 353

Uncomfortable or unprofessional situations occur all of the time in the workplace for women. Place yourself in a scenario and decide with professionals how to best resolve the situation. Get the chance to hear true stories people.

If you have any questions, please  go to Business Week or e-mail BusinessWeek@ilstu.edu

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Venue

State Farm Hall of Business
410 S University St.
Normal, IL
Room:
Various Rooms