The Empowering Women in Business Conference is hosted by the Institute for Women’s Leadership at Nichols College. It is designed to provide the support, motivation and resources needed for businesswomen to be successful and inspire the leaders of tomorrow.
This conference will provide women with the dynamic opportunity to advance their career, grow their business, or help map their future by pursuing professional development within a welcoming environment of career-focused women leaders. Women can expect to gain a newfound inspiration, a sense of achievement and an increased business network within the local community.
The Empowering Women in Business Conference focuses on offering a diverse collection of sessions and networking opportunities designed by business leaders, educators, and Nichols students to provide attendees the opportunity for enhanced business skills and individual growth.
- The community audience will consist of businesswomen from the local area and Nichols College Day students, Graduate & Professional Studies students, alumni, faculty, and staff.
- The conference will provide a dynamic learning opportunity.
- Attendees will be encouraged and offered the opportunity to network within the community.
- The conference will be offered at a reasonable cost to encourage a continuous learning environment.
- The conference will offer a venue for committee members and the Nichols community to mentor students who volunteer and participate with the conference.
2018 Conference Committee Members
Jean Beaupre ~ EWIB Co-chair & Communication Subcommittee Chair
Communication Program Chair, Assistant Professor of Communication, and Faculty Advisor of the Institute for Women’s Leadership at Nichols College
Marney Buss ~ EWIB Exhibitors Subcommittee Chair
Director of Residence Life at Nichols College
Maryann Conrad ~ EWIB Logistics Subcommittee Co-chair
Hospitality Management Program Chair and Assistant Professor at Nichols College
Katie Cushing ~ EWIB Presenters Subcommittee Co-chair
Associate Director of Human Resources, SHRM-CP at Nichols College
Rachel Ferreira ~ EWIB Co-chair & Presenters Subcommittee Co-Chair
Director of the Institute for Women’s Leadership and Assistant Director of Enrollment at Nichols College
Rae Lynn Glispin ~ EWIB Sponsorship Subcommittee Co-chair
Assistant Director of the Nichols Fund, Office of Advancement at Nichols College
Lynn Looby ~ EWIB Logistics Subcommittee Co-chair
Assistant to the President of Nichols College