2014 Gustavus Women in Leadership Conference

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Sarah Cuthill '85

Sarah Cuthill ’85

Margaret Anderson Kelliher '90

Margaret Anderson Kelliher ’90

The 4th annual Gustavus Women in Leadership Conference, “Leadership For the Greater Good:  How Talented Women Thrive,” will be held on Thursday, April 10, at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis.  This year’s conference will feature keynote speakers Sarah Cuthill ’85 (principal, Deloitte Tax-Global Employer Services) and Margaret Anderson Kelliher ’90 (president and CEO, Minnesota High Tech Association), along with several other business professionals who will lead various breakout sessions.

Register for the conference online at gustavus.edu/forms/gwil-conference. Ticket prices are $25 for students, $35 for recent graduates (2008–2013), and $75 for the general public until March 10; all tickets will be $100 from March 11–April 3.

In addition to the keynote speakers, conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend two of the five breakout sessions led by the following individuals:

  • Grayce Belvedere-Young (founder & CEO of Lily Pad Consulting)
  • Karen Cowart (director of community and public affairs, BP)
  • Mary Brainerd (president & CEO, Health Partners)
  • Nikki Sorum (divisional vice president, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans)
  • Patricia Mitchell (president & CEO, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts)
Elizabeth Johnson '14

Elizabeth Johnson ’14

Ellen Krueger '14

Ellen Krueger ’14

This conference is organized by Gustavus Women In Leadership, a student/alumnae program that seeks to help the women of Gustavus in their academic, professional, and personal leadership development. Gustavus students Ellen Krueger ’14 and Elizabeth Johnson ‘14 are co-chairs of the conference.

For more information about the Gustavus Women In Leadership Conference, visit the conference’s website at gustavus.edu/leadership/women/2014conference.php.


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