Starting in 2006, the student-run Women in Business Conference has been an opportunity for alumnae and students to learn from one another and network. The annual event celebrates, honors and inspires the success of Holy Cross women in business.
2020 Women in Business Conference
Join us for the 15th annual conference!
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Hogan Campus Center Ballroom
College of the Holy Cross
2020 Keynote Speaker
Stephanie Linnartz '90 is group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses at Marriott International. She was a political science major at Holy Cross.
8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker
10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Senior Executive Panel
2 p.m. Networking
3 p.m. Adjourn
*Subject to change.
Succesful alumnae from a variety of industries, class years, and majors discuss relevant topics to women in business. The student committee is currently seeking proposals from alumnae for the 15th annual conference.
- Conference registration is currently closed.
Please provide your valuable feedback and suggestions to the student committee. Thank you in advance for helping us to improve.
- Includes continental breakfast and lunch.
- Dress is business casual.
- The conference is free of charge to all registered participants.
- The keynote speaker will have an ASL Interpreter.
2019 Conference Overview
- View the Conference Brochure PDF
- Read the Conference recap on the blog.
- Thank you to our sponsors: PepsiCo & Ascensus
Past Women in Business Conference Speakers
Maggie O'Neill ’99, co-founder, SWATCHROOM
Loren Ferré Rangel ’92, CCO GFR Media
María Eugenia Ferré Rangel ’89, chairwoman of the board, GFR Media
Deirdre Latour ’95, vice president and chief communications officer, GE
Diane Vazza ’79, head of global fixed income research, Standard & Poor's
Aimee Bell ’88, deputy editor, Vanity Fair
Anne Fink ’85, chief operating officer, PepsiCo North America Foodservice
Molly Jolly ’88, senior vice president of finance and administration, Angels Baseball LP
Jennifer Haskell ’93, partner, national office - Audit, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Nancy Taylor ’81, president and CEO, Tredegar Corporation
Carolyn O'Keefe ’78, senior vice president of marketing, International House of Pancakes
Joan Hogan Gillman ’85, corporate executive vice president and president of media sales, Time Warner Cable
Anne Fink ’85, senior vice president and general manager, PepsiCo Sales
Mary Ann Rettig-Zucchi ’76, principal consultant, Jupiter Consulting Group
Maggie Wilderotter ’77, chairman and CEO, Citizens Communications Company
Julie Halpin ’84, founder and CEO, The Geppetto Group
Kristen O'Hara ’92, senior vice president and managing director, Time Warner Global Marketing
Sheila Cavanaugh ’81, senior vice president, Fidelity Investments
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