Empowering Women Through Gender Equity

 A famous television commercial touted of women, “You’ve come a long way, baby!” But have theyJoin the next NIU College of Business Wednesday Night Wisdom online speaker event on “Empowering Women through Gender Equity.” Our panelists are top leaders in their professional and academic world and will discuss the importance of gender equity and the critical role it plays in empowering female success.  All are welcome to register for free (go.niu.edu/wnw). The event is April 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m. CDT. 

Our guest speakers include:  

Janyce Fadden, ’84 MBA, Director, University North Alabama, agile strategistauthor  Strategic Doing: 10 Skills for Agile Leadership.” 

Anne G. Hanley, Ph.D.professor, Department of History at NIU, memberPresidential Commission on the Status of Women. She earned her PhD in History from Stanford University in 1995, an MA in Latin American Studies from NYU and BA in Economics from UC Berkeley.  Her research interests are in Brazil’s history of development, underdevelopment, and inequality.  

Chris Millingtonretired CTO McDonald’s, Experiential Learning Center Advisory Board Member, Department of OM&IS Executive Advisory Board member.              

Scott SetterstenChief Financial Officer of Ulta Beautythe largest U.S. beauty retailer and premier destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin and hair care products and salon services.  Ulta Beauty, with 2019 revenues of $7.4 Billion, operates more than 1,250 stores and a thriving ecommerce business in the U.S. 


Denise D. Schoenbachler, Ph.D., Douglas and Cynthia Crocker Endowed Professor in Business for the Department of Marketing at NIU, member Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.  

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