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Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference

The Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference features an impressive line- up of speakers and topics designed to enhance the life and careers of international business women. Attendees will leave with a  fresh perspective, new ideas, best practices to implement,  new friends, and the feeling that you are part of an International Professional Sisterhood.

Date & Time:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

8:15 Doors open
9:00 Conference Opens
3:30 Conference End
3:30-5:00 Happy hour & optional Museum Tour



  • Living Your Purpose
    A reflective keynote by Susan Aplin, CEO of Bambeco– a 2017 recipient of Maryland’s International Leadership Award.  Susan will share her vision- turned reality – of transforming the Home Goods Industry with sustainable and beautiful alternative products – living her mission to Inspire Sustainable Living.
  • Amita Shukla,  Author of Enduring Edge: “Mastering the Mindset of Great Leadership”
  • The Hidden Figures of Maryland — Women Innovators and Trail Blazers
    Through their tenacity, curiosity, and commitment to worldwide and universal challenges, these women have navigated their career trajectories to make significant contributions to our people, our world, and interplanetary navigation. Featuring:

    • Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Vice President, Director, Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress, Kennedy Krieger Institute
    • Kim Brown, Founder and CEO, Amethyst Technologies
    • Alice Bowman, Mission Operations Manager, Johns Hopkins APL
  • Turning Points to the Top
    Carolyn Tastad, President, North American Group, Procter and Gamble, will share stories around career critical decisions, the people, and the opportunities that enabled her personal career trajectory
  • “Men Who Get It”-
    A Men’s panel led by Marc Pritchard – Chief Brand Officer at Procter & Gamble, will showcase conversation among three men who lead organizations that are doing the “Right Things Right” – around Equality, Gender Balance and Diversity in the Workforce.


World Trade Center Institute


American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21231 United States
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