Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Women, crushing it, to speak at Powerful Conversations Series

Great Dames offers two fall events to inspire professional women.

Overcoming obstacles is the topic of the first session, on Oct. 9.

(Photo by Flickr user Olle Jonsson, used under a Creative Commons license)

The two-part Powerful Conversations Series from Great Dames starts Monday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m., with “Women Crushing Obstacles,” featuring four women who have overcome the obstacles to their success.
Moderated by Maria Hess, the panel will feature:

  • Carla Markell, former First Lady of Delaware
  • Guillermina Gonzalez, executive director, Delaware Arts Alliance
  • Susan Hum, costume designer, formerly with the David Letterman Show
  • Chandra Pitts, founder, One Village Alliance

The second event in the series, “Creating Parity for Women,” will be held Monday, Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m.; it will feature Ellen Kullman, former CEO of DuPont and current co-chair of Paradigm for Parity.
Both events will be held at Harry’s Savoy Grill on Naamans Road in Wilmington. Tickets for each event individually are $50; tickets for both events are $69 for Circle members and $89 for non-members.

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