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Women at Work

“Career Challenges and Professional Advancements”

March 7, 2013

As part of International Women's Day, CGT hosted a panel featuring six professional women in the fields of IT, government affairs and consulting. The panelists addressed the obstacles and opportunities faced by women who pursue a professional career. Professor Mandy O’Neill from George Mason University presented a thought-provoking research on workplace backlash against powerful women and the need to self-monitor in critical situations.

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Women at Work Panelists


(top left to right)
Tara Agen, Executive Director – Chief of Staff, Consumer PCs and Solutions, Hewlett Packard (HP)
Shawn Covell, Vice President of Government Affairs, Qualcomm Incorporated (MAS-IA '12)
JJ Hwang, Manager, International Innovation Initiative, UC San Diego Calit2 (MAS-IA '12)

(bottom left to right)
Mandy O'Neill, Assistant Professor of Management, George Mason University
Brook Partridge, CEO and Founder, Vital Wave Consulting (MPIA '91)
Susan Snow, Principal, Odyssey Strategic Advisory Services (OSAS) Incorporated