Top Conferences for the Most Powerful Women: Female Executives Establish Their Rightful Place at the Podium
In Weber Shandwick’s latest “Top Executive Conferences” study, the firm examined the speaking engagements of the world’s top women business leaders, based on Fortune’s 2011 Most Powerful Women (MPW) list.
These women business leaders spoke at 218 unique events in 2011, and the majority (69 percent) spoke at more than one conference – 2.7 on average. A categorization of all conferences found that these executives spoke primarily at industry-specific events and conferences geared toward job function, followed by women’s leadership and academic forums. Says Micho Spring, chair of Weber Shandwick’s Global Corporate practice, “Women executives are establishing their rightful place at the table, gaining greater stature and notoriety in the business world.”
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