Distinguished Women. Distinctive Voices. Stockton Women's Leadership Council Speaker Series

April 4, 2019 | 6 p.m. | Stockton Women's Leadership Council | stockton.edu/swlc | 609.652.4861

Keynote Speaker: Ferial Govashiri

Former Personal Aide to President Barack Obama

Chief of Staff to Chief Content Officer at Netflix

Tiny Cracks: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

As a young Iranian-American woman, Ferial Govashiri was a Washington game changer. As one of the few people to work alongside President Obama on a daily basis, she provides a unique perspective on how women can be successful and achieve positions that have been traditionally dominated by men. Govashiri shares her three rules to success: never cry, never run, and never raise your voice. She also expands on themes such as the power of confidence, determination and risk-taking in decision-making. Her extraordinary stories from behind the scenes of the nation’s most powerful office provide impactful takeaways and inspire women from all walks of life to take their careers to the next level.

Reservations are required for this free community event. Donations to the Stockton Women's Leadership Council are gratefully accepted and can be made here

The Stockton Women’s Leadership Council (SWLC) – a Stockton University Foundation initiative – is dedicated to the empowerment of women and seeks to promote networking among women and the community. The SWLC offers a platform for professionals to build relationships, discuss issues related to women, engage in mentorship opportunities, and explore ways that relevant program events and leadership development opportunities can be supported by enhanced philanthropy. Through the Council’s initiatives, faculty, staff, alumnae, friends and students will create a tradition of female leadership that will have a sustainable impact at Stockton University and across our region.

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