May 7, 2018

Registration is open for a new Krannert business camp for young girls in high school

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center will welcome approximately 30 high school students July 8 to Purdue University for the Emerging Leaders Retreat, a four-day residential camp designed to empower young girls and to introduce them to careers in business through hands-on learning activities.

Faculty members from the Krannert School of Management will lead interactive workshops covering key business topics.  In addition, participants will participate in role-plays designed to enhance confidence and to help them navigate some gender challenges often experienced by young women.  The participants will interact with college students, faculty, alumni and young professionals.

Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can register for the retreat at https://bit.ly/2EM9E6G. The retreat is being offered free of charge for those selected to attend.  Early registration is strongly encouraged.

More information is available at http://www.krannert.purdue.edu/centers/women-in-management/initiatives/emerging-leaders-retreat.php.

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About the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center

The Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center prepares leaders for a diverse global workforce and supports women, starting from pre-college and extending throughout their careers. We strive to influence research, education and business practices for the advancement of women in the workplace. For more information, visit http://www.krannert.purdue.edu/centers/women-in-management/home.php

Media contact: Joseph Paul, 765-494-9541, paul102@purdue.edu 

Source: Hannah Harper, harper4@purdue.edu

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