Chatham University

Eighth Annual Think Big Forum

October 18, 2013
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Place: Chatham University

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"Women Who Lead" - Keynote Speaker: Jill Blashack Strahan, Founder & CEO, Tastefully Simple Inc-

"Small Beginnings & Big Dreams: Three Success Factors"

Maybe you've been in the business world for decades. Or maybe you're thinking about taking the leap into entrepreneurship for the first time. Whatever your dreams may be, Jill Blashack Strahan can help you take them to the next stage. Though her company started out in a shed with no running water – using a pool table as the packing station – Jill has built Tastefully Simple into a $100 million enterprise and has been recognized as one of the nation's top CEOs by Inc., Fast Company and Pink magazines. So listen as she shares the three success factors for any entrepreneur – and the straightforward philosophy for building a multi–million dollar business. Panel: Moderator: Deborah L. Acklin, President & CEO of WQED Pittsburgh- Panelists:

"Women and Leadership: how to be an effective leader, how to instill trust and loyalty, and how to assess your leadership potential and practices"

- Ellen M Mclean, Interim CEO of the Port Authority of Allegheny County - Barbara Span, VP of Global Public Affairs for Western Union - Bernadette Turner, Executive Director of Addison Behavioral Care

Registration and Directions

Fee : $45


Event Contact Information
Patricia Decker
412-365-1253
pdecker@chatham.edu