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Event Detail

10 Leadership Lessons from Women MAKERS (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Northern Trust, 50 S. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL  60603   (Driving Directions)

Betsy West - Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Program Description:
What does it take to be a groundbreaker? Award-winning executive producer Betsy West shares behind-the-scenes stories and surprising insights from interviews with the most influential women in America -- from Meg Whitman to Ursula Burns to the late Muriel Siebert -- all part of the innovative and inspiring MAKERS series from AOL and PBS. We will see and discuss women trailblazers in finance, women who reached the C-suite and women who prospered in traditionally male professions.

You Will:

  • Learn how women trailblazers in finance and business achieved their career dreams
  • Hear the stories of women groundbreakers as they share their leadership lessons
  • Gain insight into how women can work together to advance all of us
  • Connect with Chicago women groundbreakers in finance

Partner Organizations:
100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF)
Chicago Finance Exchange (CFE)
Women Investment Professionals (WIP)

Members - $65 $45 or FREE with Function Ticket
Partner Organizations - $65 $45
Student-Members - $65 $20
Non-Members - $65
Reserved VIP table - $360; 8 guests, company name displayed, contact office directly
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Refreshments and light appetizers

Registration: Online

5:00 - 5:15pm: Registration & Networking
5:15 - 6:45pm: Program w/ Q&A
6:45 - 7:00pm: Informal Networking

Hosted by: CFA Women Advisory Group

B. West Speaker:
Betsy West has more than twenty-five years experience in television news and documentaries. She is executive producer of the multi-platform project for PBS and AOL, MAKERS: Women Who Make America, which launched in February 2012 at www.makers.com as an online video archive of interviews and stories from more than 100 groundbreaking women. The MAKERS three-part documentary about the women's movement aired on PBS in February 2013.

At ABC News in the 1990's, West's work as co-creator and executive producer of the documentary program Turning Point, and senior producer at Nightline, earned her 21 Emmy Awards and two duPont-Columbia Awards. As senior vice president at CBS News from 1998-2005, West oversaw 60 Minutes and 48 Hours. She is currently an associate professor at the Columbia School of Journalism and executive producer of the documentary in production The Lavender Scare.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, May 29.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

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