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The Power of Corporate Women’s Networks

Arlington, VA • May 20, 2011

The Washington DC Chapter of 85 Broads invites you to its Inaugural Power Breakfast: “The Power of Corporate Women’s Networks.” You’ll have an opportunity to hear from femal...

Friday, May 20, 2011 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Hotel Palomar
1121 19th Street North
Arlington, VA 22209
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The Washington DC Chapter of 85 Broads invites you to its Inaugural Power Breakfast: “The Power of Corporate Women’s Networks.”

You’ll have an opportunity to hear from female leaders in consulting, law, and business about how these networks are impacting the careers of women in their respective industries.

Panelists:
• Nishita Henry, Principal at Deloitte Consulting and Deloitte Greater Washington Area Federal Women’s Initiative (WIN) Champion
• Lisa Haddad, Business Law Partner at Goodwin Proctor and supporter of the Goodwin Proctor Women’s Initiative
• Selena Rezvani, Co-President at Women’s Roadmap, Forbes Columnist, and 85 Broads member

Moderator:
• Jhaymee Wilson, 85 Broads DC Chapter Leader and Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting

Fee: $30 for 85 Broads members, $35 for non-members

RSVP: RSVPs are required by 12pm on May 19th
http://85broadsdcpowerbreakfast.eventbrite.com/

Should you have questions about the event, please feel free to reach out to 85 Broads DC Chapter Leader Jhaymee Wilson at jhwilson@deloitte.com.

Short Biographies of the Panelists

Nishita Henry, Principal at Deloitte Consulting
Nishita Henry is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Technology Practice. She has over fourteen years of experience in technology and strategy consulting and specializes in CIO strategy, technology management, business strategy development / implementation, financial assessment, decision support, organizational design and business process reengineering. Her experience spans defense, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and manufacturing industries. Nishita started her career at the Central Intelligence Agency with the Directorate of Operations and the Directorate of Science and Technology. After transitioning to the private sector, she spent several years providing expertise for mission critical services at the Naval Security Group and Office of Naval Research. She has since expanded her breath of industries and now also serves the Federal Financial Industries. At the Internal Revenue Service, Nishita leads efforts related to Identity Theft prevention and protection. She is also leading the multi-year effort at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for a business and technology transformation that encompasses production floor operations to back office solutions. Nishita holds an MBA from Darden, University of Virginia, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Lisa Haddad, Business Law Partner at Goodwin Procter
Lisa Haddad is a partner in Goodwin Procter LLP’s Business Law Department and focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities offerings, securities law compliance for public companies, and general corporate matters. Ms. Haddad is a member of Goodwin Procter’s M&A/Corporate Governance Practice. Ms. Haddad has extensive experience in representing buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions involving both public and private companies. In this area, she has a special focus on public company mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Haddad also advises public companies on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including offerings of equity and debt securities. Her corporate finance experience includes IPOs, public “shelf” offerings and private placements of securities. Ms. Haddad also represents public companies as general corporate and securities law counsel, providing advice in all aspects of corporate governance and securities law compliance.

Selena Rezvani, Co-President at Women’s Roadmap
Selena Rezvani is an author and consultant whose goal is to propel more women into the top echelons of leadership. Selena’s debut book, The Next Generation of Women Leaders (Praeger, 2009) is the career guidebook she always wished she’d had but could never find. A major underpinning of her book is the 30+ interviews she conducted with c-level women around the country. Selena wrote Next Generation while pursuing her MBA at Johns Hopkins, where she graduated first in her class. She also holds a Masters degree in social work from NYU. In 2009, Selena cofounded a successful consulting business, Women’s Roadmap, where she works with corporations to create strong women’s initiatives and to foster gender balance in management ranks. Selena shares her leadership strategies around the country, giving speeches at places like Harvard, Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, Comcast, Apple, and many others. She contributes ongoing commentary to NPR’s nationally syndicated women’s show, The 51% Perspective, blogs for Forbes.com, and serves as an ongoing columnist for The Washington Post, covering women and leadership.



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