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Naval History Conference For Women – September 8-9, 2016

Hosted by the US Naval Institute and the US Naval Academy

The U.S NAVAL INSTITUTE is hosting a NAVAL History Conference for Women, Sep. 8-9 at the US NAVAL ACADEMY! It’s free to active duty to attend, so sign up and attend if you can make it.

The conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academy with support from The William M. Wood Foundation.

Date: September 8, 2016 – September 9, 2016
Location: US Naval Academy

For a complete link of the schedule, check out the link below:
http://www.usni.org/events/2016-naval-history-conference

Registration is required to attend. Please visit the link above to register.

The Athena Conference: Heroines of Past, Present and Future will highlight groundbreaking women across a myriad of battlefields.

The conference coincides with the 40th anniversary of women at the U.S. Naval Academy. Keynote speakers and panelists include The Honorable Janine Davidson, Undersecretary of the Navy, VADM Tighe, Commander Fleet Cyber Command, Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught, Ms. Indira Nooyi, CEO of Pepsi Co, and many many more.

Keynote: GEN Ann Dunwoody, USA (Ret.), First woman four-star in the military; former Commanding General, Army Materiel Command; and author, A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America’s First Female Four-Star General

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

  • Breaking Down Barriers: How Did Military Women Trailblazers Do It? Trusted leaders share the obstacles and challenges they faced and share how they reached new heights in the military.
  • In the Civilian World: What Do Leaders in the Workplace See as Challenges for Women? The push for gender equality has never been this great. A powerful group of industry and political leaders share lessons learned about making it and what they see as the way ahead.
  • The Next Generation: How Are Women Leading in Today’s Military?