Be a Boss Session

Senior leaders share their personal career journeys and offer their perspective on professional development and the importance of diversity in leadership.

  • Judy Harrison, Senior Vice President of Lending Systems, Navy Federal Credit Union

  • Annette Grimaldi, Managing Director and Head of Life Sciences Investment Banking, BMO Capital Markets

  • Makeba Clay, Chief Diversity Officer, The Phillips Collection

  • Dr. Michael Wooten, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

  • Moderator: Anjelique Parnell, M'19

Make Your Mark: Entrepreneurship Spotlight

Hear from local entrepreneurs and a journalist who has covered female entrepreneurs about their personal experiences, learnings, and challenges that come with starting a business.

  • Clare O'Connor, Editorial Director, Bumble

  • Kelsey Lents, Co-Founder, Two Birds

  • Ron Cohen, Founder, iBrid

  • Ronit Avni, CEO, Connector of Dots

  • Moderator: Fiona Macaulay, Georgetown Entrepreneur in Residence

MBA Pivot: Switching Careers after Business School

Panelists will share insights, observations, and best practices to pivot into new roles and industries after grad school.

  • Ashley Clausnitzer, Project Leader, BCG

  • E Skepnek, Manager, Strategy M&A Services, KPMG

  • Elizabeth Stinson, Investment Advisor, Goldman Sachs

  • Raquel Pedrozo, Ernst & Young

  • Sara Kubon, Manager, Deloitte

  • Moderator: Jake Rivera, M'19

Women in Male Dominated Industries

Hear from panelists on how they have navigated and succeeded in traditionally male-dominated workplaces.

  • Afua Bruce, Director of Engineering, New America

  • Caroline Morris, Financial Advisor, Mass Mutual Capitol District

  • Deborah Seidner, Director, PwC

  • Neusa Facenda, Vice President, M&T Bank

  • Moderator: Dr. Allison Koester, Associate Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Career Insights: Navigating the Tech Industry

Women in tech speak to the challenges of working in a fast-paced, highly competitive industry where companies must continually innovate to stay relevant.

  • Betsy Morrow, Director of Product Marketing, Global Partnerships, EverFi

  • Krystle Moss, Senior Vice President, Citi FinTech

  • Maureen Coiro, Senior Product Manager, Peloton Cycle

  • Michelle McKelvey, Partner Manager, Facebook

  • Moderator: Erika Studt, Pathways Operations Manager, Amazon