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Career Insights from Women in Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship and More

April 29, 2014, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location Student Center and Annex - Ballroom A
Sponsor85 Broads, Vantagen, Feliciano Center for EntrepreneurshipCost85 Broads Members $20; Non-Members $25; Students: Free with IDMore Information InFeliciano Center for Entrepreneurship
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The Northern NJ 85 Broads chapter presents “Career Insights from Women in Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship and More…”

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are several years into it, wouldn’t you like to have a guide tell you how to navigate the choppy waters? Come invest in yourself and hear the value of networking from Ally McDonald, Global President of 85 Broads, and a panel of successful women as they share their stories and key success factors:

Tanisha Sykes, Senior Editor, Essence Magazine
Victoria Spadaro Grant, Global VP R&D, Mars Chocolate
Lee Ann Murray, CIO Technology & Operations, MetLife
Lisa Brooks-Greaux, Global Head Learning & Development, Zoetis Pharmaceuticals
Tara O’Meara, Senior Director, Clinical Operations & Adrenoleukodystrophy Program Leader, bluebird bio, Inc.,
Kimberly Duffy-Wylam, President & Managing Partner, Vantagen
Moderator: Elaine Meryl Brown, Co-author Little Black Book of Success, former VP HBO

The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a 30-minute networking session for all guests, followed by a 45-minute discussion with the panelists walking us through their professional journeys, including a lively Q&A. All non-student guests are invited to a post-event VIP reception at 7:45 p.m. with Ally McDonald and all speakers.

April 29, 2014
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Montclair State University, Student Center, Ballroom A
1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Cost: Members $20; Non-Members $25; Students: Free with ID
Parking: Red Hawk Deck on campus. Cost is $5.75 Exit rear of parking deck on level 5 and look for student ambassadors.

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Event is presented by:

85 Broads: the leading cross--industry, global, professional women's organization committed to the success and economic empowerment of women. The amazing Members of the 85 Broads community are business leaders, entrepreneurs, board members, authors, and investors in other women. Join 85 Broads today at

Vantagen: a visionary Human Resources boutique firm - a business partner that balances people, technology, and strategy to create a high-touch client experience. As fellow benefits and human resources professionals, we truly understand the needs of your organization and use our experience to generate a customized solution that is efficient, effective, and affordable. When you align with Vantagen, you benefit from a strategic partnership. We set our sights on protecting your interests along a continuum and look to turn your challenges into our opportunities. Vantagen has been providing complete benefits administration, human resources consulting and leadership services to for-profit and nonprofit organizations for over 15 years.

Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University: Part of the university’s School of Business, the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship offers courses to provide a hands-on, immersive entrepreneurial experience to students with a Certificate of Entrepreneurship curriculum that culminates in an annual pitch competition each spring. The Center also serves as a link between Montclair State’s campus and the state’s entrepreneurship community by offering public events through the Center’s Montclair Entrepreneurs Meetup group.

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