Event Detail

Leveling The Playing Field: What Women In Finance Can Learn From Doctors And Lawyers

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Club, 20 South Wacker Dr - 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL  60606   (Driving Directions)

Leveling The Playing Field: What Women In Finance Can Learn From Doctors And Lawyers

Please join the C.F.A. (Cultivating Female Ambition) Advisory Group for an enlightening discussion about the significant strides made by women in other professions and what women in finance can do to level the playing field in our industry. Panelists include representatives from the American Bar Association, the American Medical Association, and University of Chicago-GSB. (See below for bios).

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Club
20 South Wacker - 2nd Floor

Tuesday, March 21

5:00-5:30: Registration/Networking
5:30-6:30: Panel Presentation/Q+A
6:30-7:00: Snacks/Networking

Members: $25 (cash, check, credit card) or function ticket
Non-Members: $35 (cash, check, credit card) or function ticket
Hors d'oeuvres and beverages included in fee


Phyllis Kopriva - Director, Women, Minority, Gay/Lesbian Services - American Medical Association

Phyllis Kopriva is director of the AMA special groups for women, minority, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender (GLBT) physicians and medical students. She is an association executive with extensive knowledge, management and creative expertise in health policy and medical practice issues, with broad experience interfacing with national government and medical association healthcare leaders. In her current position, Phyllis has created and implemented policies and programs to aggressively represent the interests and needs of women, minority and GLBT physicians, and the patients they serve.

Rosemaria Martinelli - Associate Dean, Student Recruitment & Admissions - UC GSB

Rose assumed her current position as Associate Dean for Student Recruitment and Admissions in May 2005. Prior to coming to the Chicago GSB, she was Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid for five years at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where she led the team that transformed the MBA admissions process, focusing on transparency, effective communications, and engagement of key constituent groups in the admissions process (alumni, students and corporate partners).

Pamela J. Roberts - Chair, Commission on Women in the Profession - American Bar Association

Pamela Roberts has long held prominent leadership positions within the American Bar Association where she is the Chair of the Commission on Women in the Profession. She served on the Board of Governors and is a former member of the Commission on Opportunities for Minorities in the Profession (now the Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession).
Ms. Roberts, a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, practices in Columbia, South Carolina in the areas of complex business litigation and commercial litigation.


Lori Holland - Managing Director - Lehman Brother

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