Smith & SWE Proud to Advance Women in ST&E

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June 2, 2012 Northampton, MassachusettsSmith College Executive Education and the Society of Women Engineers will host the 9th annual “From Specialist to Strategist”, a strategic leadership program to develop women in ST&E. The week-long program starting on June 3rd will bring together a cohort of 58 high-potential female managers to the Smith College campus in Northampton, Massachusetts. The program will kick off on Sunday evening with a welcome dinner and keynote by Denise Johnson, General Manager for Specialty Products, at Caterpillar.  Women will attend classes on strategic leadership, innovation, finance, team development, negotiation and executive presence that will prepare them for advanced management roles. They will experience Smith’s transformative all-women learning environment that promotes risk-taking and self-reflection. Companies represented this year are Aetna, Bechtel, CAT, Cummins, Dell, Fannie Mae, Gen Dynamics, Honeywell, IBM, Intel, Kellog, KCC, Millipore, Rockwell, Rolls-Royce, Solar Turbines, Southern Co, StateFarm, United Tech, and URS Corp.

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Contact Abida Adnan, Assistant Director, Communications, Smith College Executive Education

About Smith College Executive Education

Smith's signature all-female learning environment ignites the power of women and provides an exceptional networking forum where participants share insights and perspectives with a cohort of talented and high-powered peers.
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