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GBF 2012 Schedule

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Location: Unless otherwise indicated, all events will be held on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building of the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. For additional information about location and parking, visit this link.
Registration: Most of these events are free and open to the public. Events that require approved registration are indicated below. Registration is now closed.

Monday, March 19

3:30-4:30pm Blume Conf. Rm.

Video Presentation

  • “Closing the Gender Gap”
  • Telepresence discussion with Karen Brown, a Manager at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Banking and Capital Markets division. 
Tuesday, March 20
3:30-4:30pm
Blume Conf. Rm.

Video Presentation

  • “Awakening: Empowering Women Through Microloans”
Wednesday, March 21
7:00pm
Banquet Room

Keynote Dinner 

Registration is now closed.

  • Presiding: Steve Gardner (Baylor U.) 
  • Welcome: Terry Maness (Baylor U.) 
  • Video Welcome: Michelle Bachelet (UN Women) 
  • Speaker Introduction: Elizabeth Davis (Baylor U.) 
  • Speaker: Barbara Barrett (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
Thursday, March 22
9:30am-10:45am
Blume Conf Rm.

Women in Entrepreneurship

  • Presiding: Bill Petty (Baylor U.) 
  • Amy George (Chief Ozone Officer, BlueAvocado)
  • Chia Stewart (Partner, Table Occasions)
11:00am-12:15pm
Blume Conf Rm.

Women in Global Trade

12:30-1:45pm
Banquet Room

Luncheon Keynote:

Registration is now closed.

  • Presiding: Steve Gardner (Baylor U.) 
  • Welcome: Alice Starr (Baylor U.) 
  • Speaker Introduction Joseph McKinney: (Baylor U.) 
  • Paula Caldwell St-Onge (Canadian Consul General)
2:00pm-3:15pm
Blume Conf Rm.

Women in Corporate Leadership

  • Presiding: Andrea Dixon (Baylor U.) 
  • Laura Sherbin (Senior V.P., Center for Talent Innovation)
  • Sano Blocker (Senior V.P., Energy Future Holdings)

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