Hundreds of business professionals will converge at this event devoted to women in business. This year's conference theme is "Managing from the Inside Out," featuring workshops and presentations which will bridge internal leadership and external business development challenges. In addition, there will be a special panel discussion and WBE matchmaking opportunities exclusively for Supplier Diversity professionals.
Business leaders and community leaders will be recognized at the CWE Awards Luncheon for their achievements in promoting and furthering the success of women's business enterprises in New England. The generosity of the following corporate sponsors is making this event possible: Stop&Shop, Care.com, Comcast, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, RBSCitizens, John Hancock, Staples, ON-LINE Computer Products, and Continental Resources.
“Dr. Annabel Beerel is a great addition to our program. She is a dynamic and entertaining presenter, and a recognized expert in Leadership and Change Management. These are oft-neglected areas that are vital to the success and longevity of any business, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to share her experience and expertise at our conference,”
The New England Women's Leadership Institute is an organization that helps women advance in their careers and advises on organizational leadership capacity building. Annabel has worked with multinationals as well as being a Corporate Financier and Investment Banker in the City of London where she was actively engaged in business analysis, fund raising, merger and acquisitions and strategic planning. Annabel also founded and ran her own international business in Artificial Intelligence for a period of eight years. Annabel travels and presents at numerous conferences. She is also the prolific author of articles and books. Her most recent book is entitled " Leadership and Change Management " by Sage Publications.
Registration is open for the CWE Women Business Leaders Conference 2012 at www.cweonline.org/
The Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) is a non-profit organization founded in 1995 to empower women to become economically self-sufficient and prosperous through business and entrepreneurship. With offices in Boston and Worcester, MA and Providence, RI, CWE supports women’s businesses throughout New England through education, technical assistance, strong corporate-community relationships, and certification. Since its founding, CWE has helped over 28,000 entrepreneurs start and grow new businesses, helped create 37,000 new jobs in New England, and helped generate over $1 billion in wages. CWE is also the New England Regional Partner Organization for WBENC, and has certified over 1,300 women-owned businesses. www.cweonline.org