DLA Piper and TWF Breakfast with Kathy McCartney, President of Smith College

DLA Piper Hong Kong, 17th Floor, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
8.00 - 9.30 a.m.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
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Registration Deadline: 11th Nov 2015

DLA Piper and The Women's Foundation are delighted to invite you to a breakfast fire-side chat with Kathy McCartney of Smith College, one of the leading private liberal arts colleges for women in the US.  In discussion with Tara Joseph of Thomson Reuters and herself a Smith alumna, President McCartney will talk about how Smith is preparing students for careers in STEM and other non-traditional fields, and Smith’s new partnership with HKUST to groom women leaders in this region.

About the speaker:

Kathleen (Kathy) McCartney is the 11th president of Smith College. Since assuming the role in July 2013, President McCartney has focused on issues important to women around the world and launched important initiatives on women in STEM and the capacities students need to succeed and lead. President McCartney was previously dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education - only the fifth woman dean in Harvard’s history. A summa cum laude graduate of Tufts University, she earned master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology from Yale University. 

Day/time: November 12, 8:00-9:30 am. Doors open 8:00am, session starts 8.30am.

Light refreshments will be available. We are very grateful to DLA Piper for their generous support.

If there are any questions, please contact eugenia.lo@twfhk.org


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