October 3, 2017
Tagged: Office of Alumni Relations, Center for Career and Professional Development, Adelphi University, Diversity & Inclusion

A Conference of Their Own: Women Learn Secrets of Success at Adelphi

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What’s one of the most important skills in today’s competitive job market?


That’s why Adelphi University’s Center for Career and Professional Development and the Office of Alumni Relations have teamed up for the first Women’s Leadership Conference, on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Kim Petry
Keynote speaker Kim Petry ’91

The half-day conference will offer professional development for students and alumni, show the value of women in leadership and expand the Panther network.

Adelphi has a vast alumni network, representing fields from health and education to technology and media. Adelphi also works with the broader community, obtaining internships and jobs for its students from companies such as Northwell Health, the National Urban League, The American National Red Cross and the Long Island Children’s Museum.

The keynote speaker is Kim Petry ’91, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Paxos, an American financial technology company.

The conference will include topics such as negotiation, entrepreneurship and innovation in the workplace, women in leadership, and rights in the workplace. Recruiters, business leaders and alumni will participate. A certificate will be awarded to students who participate in the conference.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 115,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

Tagged: Office of Alumni Relations, Center for Career and Professional Development, Adelphi University, Diversity & Inclusion
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