2010
Benedictine's annual Women's Leadership Summit features three top executives

Benedictine's annual Women's Leadership Summit features three top executives
July 21, 2010

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

7212010_womensleadershipgiulianojpgTara Giuliano, Carolyn Brooks and Alice Wood will be the featured speakers at the 2010 Greater Chicago Women’s Leadership Summit presented by the College of Business on Friday, October 8 in the Krasa Student Center at Benedictine University.

Giuliano has mentored numerous young women to success. She has held many corporate marketing and communication management roles since graduating from Ohio State University in 2003. Currently, Giuliano leads the marketing efforts of Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty.

Brooks currently serves as Chief Diversity Officer for OfficeMax where she is responsible for workforce and supplier diversity, equal opportunity and community affairs. She also co-chairs the OfficeMax Diversity Council established to accelerate collaboration and program execution.

Wood is a former attorney who suffered a brain injury during a commercial airline flight that led to financial problems and prompted a significant weight gain. In her attempt to manage her weight and her money, she invented Wealth Watchers, a highly successful money management system.

The summit, hosted by the Benedictine University College of Business, begins with registration and a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and continues with speakers and lunch until 1:30 p.m. Registration is $40. Expo tables are $250. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Register online at www.ben.edu/wls or call the College of Business at (630) 829-6206.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.