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Pepperdine University to Celebrate International Women's Day

March 5, 2021  | 1 min read

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Learn - Inspire - Challenge - Pepperdine UniversityIn celebration of International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8 since 1914, the Graziadio Business School Office of Alumni Engagement at Pepperdine University will host the mini-conference Celebrating International Women’s Day: Learn - Inspire - Challenge via Zoom on Monday, March 8, at 11:30 AM PDT. Featuring a panel of women in leadership, including Pepperdine alumnae, the event will explore how women are taking the lead in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, persevering with resilience, and engaging their communities to join together.

Bernice Ledbetter (EdD ’05), dean of students and alumni affairs, director of the Center for Women in Leadership, and chair of the master of science in management and leadership program at the Graziadio Business School, and Elizabeth Goodwin, assistant vice chancellor and senior director of development for the Graziadio School, will host a select panel of industry experts holding vast knowledge and business experience.

This year’s speakers will include:

  • Vikki Dorsey (MS ’15)

Principle, Dorsey Management Consulting 

  • Stacey A. Gordon (MBA ’07)

Chief Diversity Strategist, Rework Work

  • Charla Griffy-Brown

Associate Dean for Fully Employed and Executive Programs, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

  • Chau Le (MBA ’91)

Chief Operating Officer, Northwestern Mutual Los Angeles

  • Binwa Sethi

Principle, Threefold Leadership

  • Britta Wilson (MBA ’92, EdD ’16)

Vice President, Inclusion Strategies, Pixar Animation Studios

For additional information about Celebrating International Women’s Day: Learn - Inspire - Challenge and to register to attend, visit the event’s registration page.