Four Powerful Voices for Women

The Smith School will celebrate its fifth annual Women Leading Women event with a panel discussion featuring the four previous honorees, who will all return to campus in spring 2016. Joyce Russell, Smith’s senior associate dean of learning, will moderate the discussion on women in leadership roles.

Five Takeaways from Women Leading Women

Don’t doubt your potential, alumni women executives told the next generation of talent at the fifth annual Women Leading Women conference March 31, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. "I ended up in this role because someone saw something in me that I would not have seen in myself," said panelist Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96, senior vice president of global content operations for Discovery Communications.

Women’s Week at UMD-Smith Opens March 28

Activities to Offer Career-Personal Growth Insights, Networking COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 17, 2016 - Women earn a majority of college degrees at many levels in the United States, but not in business schools. To support business- and career-minded women, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is staging a Women’s Week series of speakers and activities geared to professional growth, Monday-Friday, March 28-April 1 in Van Munching Hall (VMH) on UMD’s College Park campus.

Women Leading Women Event, March 31

[April 4, 2016: Event Highlights] The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business presents the Fifth Annual Women Leading Women event on March 31, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in Van Munching Hall. Women Leading Women celebrates fearless female Terp trailblazers in business and is open to all Smith and University of Maryland women, including alumnae, faculty, staff and students, their guests and friends.

How I Got Here: Women Leading Women Keynote Speaker

Marketing and sales executive Andrea Brody ’87 discovered her interest in consumer behavior during a Smith School class project. To complete the assignment Brody took her sister to a shopping mall and observed her reaction to in-store advertisements.

Andrea Brody ’87 Headlines 4th Annual Women Leading Women Event

Women need advocacy and support at each stage of their careers. While the number of females in management positions is growing, women still have fewer role models and mentors than men. That’s why the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosts Women Leading Women, celebrating an inspirational female trailblazer in the business world.

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