SWIB 2021 will take place on Fridays in March 2021.

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. 

This year's conference will be held on Fridays in March 2021

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2020 SWIB Award Winner

Shampa Banerjee, Ph.D. – Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, PlutoTV at ViacomCBS





2021 SWIB Award Winner

Grace Wakulchik – President and CEO, Akron Children's Hospital







Tasha Eurich
Keynote Speaker

Friday, March 5 | "Powering Up: How Self-Awareness Helps Women" – Dr. Tasha Eurich, New York Times bestselling author of "Insight: The Surprising Truth About How Others See Us, How We See Ourselves and Why the Answers Matter More Than We Think"

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST

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Jamie Maniloff

Friday, March 12 | "Better Business Communication and the Brain" – Jamie Maniloff, Assistant Manager, Chevrolet Global Content Operations

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST
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Rose Crane

Friday, March 19 | “Mentoring: When to Think About it, Why to Think About it and How to Think About it” – Rose Crane, Member Board of Directors of Teva Pharmaceuticals, Member Board of Directors of Catalent Pharma Solutions

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST
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Michelle Settecase

Friday, March 26 | “Growing Your Power as a Leader” – Michelle Settecase, Associate Director, EY

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST
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Contact Us

Ariella Yager


SWIB Coordinator
College of Business Administration