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Michigan Chapter

Woman's Business Forum

Women's Business Forum - 2017


Members $75.00
Non-members $95.00
Military $50.00
Student $45.00
Let’s experience professional growth together!

The Women In Defense Michigan Chapter is bringing together experts in several key professional growth areas for the fourth annual Women’s Business Forum. Please join us for lunch and an afternoon of development specifically focused on women enhancing their occupational wellness. Attendees will have opportunities to network and discover additional tools to enhance their careers.


11:00 am

Registration/ Networking

11:30 am


12:00 pm

Welcome & Introductions

12:10 pm

All About WID – Mentorship

12:20 pm

Get it in a Minute – Dr. Jennifer Hitchcock, U.S. Army TARDEC

12:30 pm

Unconscious Biases – Monica Emerson, Inclusive Performance Solutions

1:00 pm


1:15 pm

All About WID – Scholarships

1:25 pm

Get it in a Minute – Elaina Farnsworth, Mobile Comply

1:35 pm

Women Fighting for Freedom

  • CDR Shana Donaldson, U.S. Coast Guard
  • MAJ Lea Voekler, U.S. Air National Guard
  • LT Kristine Volk, U.S. Navy Reserves
  • LT Nicole Deem, U.S. Coast Guard

2:35 pm

All About WID – Awards and Recognitions

2:45 pm

Get it in a Minute – Betsy Freeman, Ascolta

2:55 pm


3:10 pm

All About WID – Events

3:25 pm

Get it in a Minute

3:40 pm

Speed Networking

4:30 pm

Closing Remarks

In addition to connecting with our speakers and your peers, attendees will have the opportunity to reconnect with Excellence in Leadership Recipients Monica Emerson and Dr. Jennifer Hitchcock.

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