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Smith Hosts Second Annual Women Leading Women Event

Mar 15, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning


The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted female members of the community (alumni, students, staff, and faculty) for the Second Annual Women Leading Women event on March 1, 2013. This year's guest of honor was Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96, senior vice president of global content operations at Discovery Communications. Smith School Vice Dean Joyce E.A. Russell led a discussion with Welch on many topics ranging from work-life balance to advice on how to achieve success in today's business climate. Afterwards, attendees enjoyed a networking event featuring a wine tasting. See video highlights and pictures of the event.

Special thanks to event sponsors: Discovery Communications, Heritage Link Brands, House of Mandela, Verizon Wireless, and Seven Sisters.

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.