2020 Spirit of Women in Business Conference

2020 Event Agenda (.PDF)

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The Spirit of Women in Business Conference is an annual event hosted by the Kent State University College of Business Administration. The conference brings together women from diverse professional backgrounds. 

Last year, more than 250 business professionals, along with undergraduate and graduate students from Northeast Ohio and beyond, attended the event. The day-long conference includes a 60-minute keynote Q&A, as well as three breakout sessions, each with presentation options for attendees to choose from.

This year's conference will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020.



This conference has been pre-approved for 4.5 PDCs for SHRM recertification.


2020 SWIB Award Winner


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Tasha Eurich
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Tasha Eurich

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2020 Conference Day Outline


2020 Conference Day Outline (.PDF)

 BREAKOUT and session details

Breakout Session I:

  • Q&A with the Keynote, Dr. Tasha Eurich.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Panel, Dr. Cathy DuBois.
  • IGen/GenZ, Deborah Easton.

Breakout Session II:

  • Growing Your Power as a Leader, Michelle Settecase.
  • Frontiers of Corporate Culture & Workplace Practices, Erin Fairman.
    • Facilitator, Dr. Kathleen Buse.
    • Hyland, Courtney Conn.
    • Progressive.
    • J.M. Smucker's.
    • QL.
  • Sally Dally & Kathy McMullin.

Breakout Session III:

  • Better Business Communication and the Brain, Jamie Maniloff.
  • Negotiation, Debbie Okey.

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Erin Nunn, Career Services Office Director


SWIB Coordinator, Director
Career Services Office
College of Business Administration