Register Now for 2nd Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership

What: Female alumni involved in business, government and non-profit businesses will share their stories with students at the second Symposium on Women in Leadership When: September 19 at 7:00pm to September 20 at 5:00pm Where: Statler Amphitheater (September 19) and Warren Hall (September 20) Additional details: Register: Registration Link also includes detailed schedule Cost: $15 Facebook Event: Event link If you missed the symposium…

DSWIL – Entrepreneurship Panel

Can anyone say PIVOT? The stories shared by the panelists were amazing but all seemed to have some sort of pivot in their lives. Some had large let downs – being fired and some had new and better ideas to pivot towards. One of the best quotes was “you can’t possibly predict what will happen…

Wrap Up on the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership

The Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership was hopefully the first of many future events bringing together the Cornell community to discuss the role of women in business. The day-long symposium left attendees with countless takeaways from speakers such as Barbara Novick, Shelly Porges, Amy Siskind, Erica Nicole, and many others.  Barbara Novick kicked off DSWIL by encouraging…

Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership Government and NGO Panel: “Let Your Values Guide You”

The Government and NGO Panel at the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership asked four successful businesswomen to discuss what they have learned from taking the “road less traveled”, choosing to enter the world of non-profits over the corporate sector.  Jonelle Bradshaw Jonelle Bradshaw (’96), senior director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Stonybrook University,…

Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership: Tech Panel

  The Tech Panel at the Symposium on Women in Leadership brought together four women from the many corners of the tech world. Hannah Coutand is a Business Development Manager at Intel, but got her start in technology after graduating from University of Virginia and going to work for telecom firms in the United States,…

Shelly Porges Says “Some Leaders Are Born Women”

Shelly Porges was a big name at last week’s Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership. Porges is the former Senior Advisor for the Global Entrepreneurship Program at the U.S. State Department. She also headed several national programs focused on public policy, gender advocacy, and entrepreneurship. A Cornell grad who initially entered the private sector, Porges met…