Mark your calendars: 

October 28, 2011
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
UW Bothell, North Creek Events Center

Early Registration deadline -- Extended to October 15, 2011, 
$75 includes lunch
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The University of Washington Bothell is pleased to present a day of inquiry, crossprofessional conversations, and strategizing about women’s next steps in gaining leadership roles in the professions. In the morning session, some of our regions prominent women leaders will briefly address historical and continuing barriers to entry, barriers to leadership, and also what fundamental changes have occurred for women in the respective professions. The afternoon session, consisting of conversations across the professions, will articulate strategies for women moving ahead in professional leadership positions.

Schedule at a Glance

  Friday October 28, 2011
  8:00 -   8:30 Registration & Coffee
  8:30 -   9:00 Welcome
  9:00 - 12:00 Panels
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 -   1:00 Setting the Stage
  1:00 -   1:45 Film: Her Day in Court
  1:45 -   2:00 Break
  2:00 -   3:00 Cross Professional Conversations
  3:00 -   3:30 Wrap up

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Panelists include some of the regions prominent women leaders:

Fairhurst100.jpgJustice Mary E. Fairhurst, J.D. – Mary Fairhurst is a Justice on the Washington State Supreme Court. She began her career as a judicial clerk for Chief Justice William Williams, . . . More...

Testy-Photo135.jpgKellye Y. Testy became the 14th permanent (and first woman) dean of the University of Washington School of Law in 2009. She also holds the James W. Mifflin University Professorship at the University of Washington. Under her leadership at UW Law,...More...

Colleen-Brown75.jpgColleen B. Brown, MBA –Ms. Brown is the President and CEO of Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSCI) and is also on its Board of Directors. Ms. Brown graduated summa cum laude with a double major... More...

Fariba-Alamdari75.jpgFariba Alamdari, Ph.D., is the Vice President of Marketing and Value Analysis for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Prior to joining Boeing she served... More...

Broudy-Virginia75.jpgVirginia Broudy, Ph.D., is the Chief of Medicine at Harborview Medical Center, and Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Medicine at UW Seattle. She has also served as the Chief,... More...

Denise-S--Kraft75.jpg Denise Kraft, M.D., is a graduate of the University of Washington Medical School with an M.D. in Family Practice Pathway. She has an M.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois and,... More...

Moore,-Nola-Dr-CV75.jpgNola Mae Moore, M.D., (currently retired) has been an Emeritus Clinical Professor at the University of Washington Medical School Department of Family Medicine,... More...

Maria-Chapman75.jpgMaria Chapman is from St. Simons Island, Georgia. She was a student of Magdalena Maury and studied under Patricia Bromley at Terpsichore Co., Ltd. in Atlanta. At 15 years old,... More...

Wylie-Alison100.jpgAlison Wylie, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy and Anthropology at the University of Washington. She is a feminist philosopher and a philosopher of the social sciences (specifically archaeology) who has a ... More...

Hazeline-Ausuncion135.jpgHazel Asuncion, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Irvine, in 2009. Prior to coming to UW Bothell, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Institute for Software Research at the University of California, ... More...

JoLynn-Edwards75-(1).jpgJoLynn Edwards, Ph.D., is a founding faculty member of University of Washington Bothell and Professor of Art History. Her research clusters around issues of the European art market of the early modern period.... More...

KlotzKarrin-9-26-11-(1).jpg Karrin Klotz, J.D., is an attorney with over 20 years of experience in litigation and general business law matters. After a judicial clerkship under Hon. Gabrielle K. McDonald of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas,... More...


Corporate and Organizational Sponsors:

Silver $1000
   Felton Investments LLC
   The Boeing Company
Bronze $500
   University Volkswagen-Audi
   Puget Sound Energy
   Washington Women Lawyers (WWL)
   Kirkland-Redmond Branch American Association of 
      University Women (AAUW )
   Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa
   O Wines - "Eat, Drink O Wines and Give Charitably"


UW Bothell Sponsors: 

Chancellor's Office
Office of Academic Affairs
Advancement and External Relations
First Year and Pre-Major Program
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Business Program
Business Development Center
Science & Technology Program
Computing & Software Systems Program
Education Program



Sponsor Opportunities

If you are interested in supporting this event, please contact:

Leslie Ashbaugh, Ph.D.,Director
Center for University Studies & Programs