2024 Tippie Women Summit
This year’s Tippie Women Summit includes one in-person event and three virtual events. Events are open to the public and we encourage all those interested to register for the events of their choice.
The Tippie Women Summit is sponsored by the Kathleen Dore-Henry B. Tippie Women’s Leadership Program.
Start-up, Don't Give Up: How Three Female Entrepreneurs Wrote Their Own Success Story
Friday, March 1 at 12:00 noon CST
Starting your own business isn't easy but it can be done! We'll hear from three successful female entrepreneurs about the excitement, challenges, and the rewards of starting your own business.
Kimm Harris (BA87/MBA10), Tippie College Associate Professor of Practice in Management & Entrepreneurship
Hannah Barnstable (BBA04), President and Founder at Seven Sundays
Erica Cole (BA19), Founder and CEO, No Limbits
Donna Kruse (BBA86), CEO, Savvy Technologies, Inc.
When No is Better than Yes: Negotiate for What You Want While Maintaining Important Relationships and Staying Sane
Wednesday, March 6 at 12:00 pm CST
Negotiating departmental dynamics, research collaborations, and committee requests while maintaining positive relationships is a skill every person needs. In this webinar, we will cover: Problem-solving negotiation strategies for nice people; How to harness the power of “No” to regain the time and respect you need to focus on your career, your personal life (self-care), and your family; and How intersectional stereotypes enter into the mix.
Michele Williams, John L. Miclot Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Associate Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship
Smart Money for Smart Women: Financial Strategies for Life's Stages
Tuesday, March 19 at 12:00 pm CST
Each stage of life presents its own financial challenges and opportunities. Our panel of financial advisors will provide insights and advice for each stage of your life - whether starting out, juggling all that comes with mid-life (kids AND parents), and preparing for and embracing retirement.
Amrita Nain, Dore-Tippie Research Fellow and Tippie Associate Professor of Finance
Mary McBride (BBA07), Investment Advisor, Criterium Financial
Claudia Marban (BBA99), President, Claudia Marban & Associates, Ameriprise
Allie Branca, CFP (BBA06), Financial Advisor, Raymond James
Color Yourself Happy: Working with Different Personalities and Effectively Managing Workplace Triggers
Tuesday, March 26 at 5:30 pm
Courtyard Marriott Iowa City, 901 Melrose Avenue (across from Kinnick Stadium)
In this interactive workshop, we'll identify your personality color and how you can use color theory to improve your work with others. In addition, this hands-on workshop will explore what triggers affect you and give you tools to manage your emotions, optimize your interactions, and color yourself happy at work and beyond.
Free of charge – bring a friend or make a new one. Food and drink provided.
Janice Baldes, entrepreneur and personal development coach
Katy Burno, licensed therapist and life coach