October 11, 2018

Purdue Alumni Association offering discounted rate for faculty, staff for Women’s Conference

The Purdue Alumni Association’s International Council of Purdue Women is holding its first-ever Women’s Conference in Chicago on Nov. 1-2. In honor of Purdue’s 150th anniversary, the first 150 Purdue faculty and staff from any campus who register to attend the conference will qualify for a discounted rate of $150 for the two-day event. To receive this discounted rate, Purdue employees must register using the code Purdue150.

Women’s Conference 2018 offers professional development sessions, networking and plenary keynotes. Themes include:

* Lead with Kindness: Hear how kindness, passion, creativity, integrity, and hustle are the driving forces behind one entrepreneur’s success.

* Be a Host, Not a Hero: Discover how you can balance a dual-career family, launch your career, and embrace transition and transformation.

* Live Authentically: Learn how to overcome challenges and define your authentic self through a series of positive, thought-provoking, and affirming exercises.

Participation in the conference is geared toward women of Purdue, but is open to all. The conference will take place at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 N. Michigan Ave. Cost is $150 for Purdue faculty and staff using code Purdue150, $299 for Purdue Alumni Association members and $349 for nonmembers.

Women’s Conference 2018 is hosted by the Purdue Alumni Association in collaboration with the Jane Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Management. Learn more at purduealumni.org/women.

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