Women in Business

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. 


Annual Women in Business Conference

Thank you for another exciting conference! We were inspired by the number of alumnae attending from around the world and grateful for the opportunity for students to experience this event together in person.  The speakers were engaging, the discussions meaningful and the community growing. 

Save the Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022

The networking does not stop here! Continue to make meaningful connections through the official conference app. 


2021 Conference Overview

Conference planning is a year-round project. The student committee is grateful for your support and thoughtful feedback as they move towards planning the next annual conference.   

The committee is looking for new members! Current students are encouraged to apply for the organizing committee.


Thank you to the numerous alumnae who will present on a variety of topics. 


Saturday, November 13, 2021

The following agenda will be hosted on the Whova virtual platform with a mix of prerecorded and live Zoom sessions throughout the day.  Schedule subject to change.



Please provide your valuable feedback and suggestions to the student committee.  Thank you in advance for helping us to improve.


Stay in touch with the Women in Business network year-round with the new Purple Pulse quarterly newsletter.

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Recent Keynote Speakers

Kate Jhaveri '95, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, NBA

Stephanie Linnartz '90 is group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses at Marriott International.

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