Indiana University of Pennsylvania
and the Institute for Supply Management–Pittsburgh are partnering to present
the Women Who Lead Conference on August 24, 2018. The one-day event will
be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street, Suite
411, Pittsburgh. IUP employees, alumni, and students are invited to register.
Seven Pittsburgh area women business
leaders, including Suzy Teele, head of marketing and communications, Advanced
Robotics for Manufacturing, will be part of the program, presenting on topics
designed to inspire participants and champion the unique talents and abilities
of women leaders in the Pittsburgh area.
Teele, a 1982 graduate of IUP who
has been honored with the IUP Distinguished Alumni Award and has been selected
for the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Hall of
Distinction, will be the keynote speaker for this event. Her presentation, set
for 9:00 a.m. is titled “The Time is Now.”
The schedule of speakers and topics
for the remainder of the day are:
Networking breaks will be offered in
the morning and afternoon. Cost is $225 for general admission, which includes
breakfast and lunch, and $175 for ISM–Pittsburgh members and IUP employees,
alumni, and students. Seven CEH credits can be earned, and group discounts are
For more information or to register,
persons may contact ISM-Pittsburgh Executive Director Lisa Romango at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or registration is also being accepted at the ISM–Pittsburgh
website. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.
Sponsors for the event include Stand
Energy Corporation, Doing Better Business, PNC Bank, and Staples.
For more than a century,
ISM–Pittsburgh has impacted supply management and the purchasing profession
through best in class education, certification, communication, and networking
opportunities. Its mission is to enhance the supply management profession,
its image, and its ethical standards while maximizing membership value. The
organization offers innovative and dynamic professional
enrichment programs and continues to build collaborative
relationships with local colleges and universities to promote professional
development and enable access to the latest strategies and thought
processes in supply management.
ISM–Pittsburgh is one of the
founding affiliates of the Institute for Supply Management and is recognized as
one of the leading affiliates in the ISM global enterprise. More
information about ISM–Pittsburgh is available at the ISM-Pittsburgh
Founded in 1875, IUP is one of only
four public, doctoral research universities in Pennsylvania. It is a vibrant,
comprehensive, research-based, teaching-focused, student-centered learning
community. With almost 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in
more than 140 undergraduate programs, 55 master’s degree programs, and 14
doctoral programs, IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large
university with the highly personalized and intimate learning-centered
environment of a small college. IUP’s Eberly College of Business and
Information Technology, which includes the Department of Management and the
bachelor’s degree program in Supply Chain Management, is fully accredited by
the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Learn more about IUP.
IUP is a member of Pennsylvania’s
State System of Higher Education.
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