February 24, 2017: The 8th Annual Women & Leadership Workshop, co-hosted by The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, The Kravis Leadership Institute and The Women & Leadership Alliance. This event is designed to support all students during their time of preparation for post-graduation opportunities and employment, allowing them to connect with each other and successful women leaders representing various fields of endeavor. Lunch begins at 11:30 in the Ath, with afternoon table rotations in McKenna Auditorium. Our keynote speaker this year is Victoria Halsey of the Blanchard Company.
Gabriela Pereira is a writer, speaker, and self-proclaimed word nerd who challenges students to find their voice and use their words for the power of good. As the founder and instigator of DIYMFA.com, her mission is to empower writers, artists, and other creative individuals to take an entrepreneurial approach to professional growth.
Pereira earned her MFA in creative writing from The New School and teaches at national conferences and regional workshops, as well as online. She also hosts DIY MFA Radio, a popular podcast where she interviews bestselling authors.
Ms. Pereira Athenaeum’s talk is co-sponsored by the Berger Institute for Work, Family & Children at CMC. Register here.