2018 Women's Leadership Conference Agenda

Time Session Location
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration and Check-In Post Hall
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sponsored Luncheon: Celebrating the Legacy of Elizabeth J. Somers

Opening Remarks: Teresa Murphy

Luncheon Speaker: Nina Mikhalevsky, Ph.D.

Alumnae Recognition: Joanne Holbrook Patton, MVS '48 and Harjinder Gill, MVC '99

Post Hall
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Keynote Address: Inclusion and Peace and Divided Societies

Keynote Speaker: Pamela Aall, U.S. Institute of Peace

West Hall B108
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Coffee Break

West Hall B107
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Challenges and Advantages of Living in a Global Community

Panel Moderator

  • Cynthia Steele Vance (MVC '79)


  • Mary Ellsberg, Ph.D.
  • Wendy Helgemo, J.D.
  • Caroline Laguerre-Brown, J.D.
  • Elizabeth Chacko, Ph.D.
  • Samah Mcgona Sisay
West Hall B108
3:00 PM Conference Concludes