Seventh Annual WILD Conference Set for April 30

Posted: March 18, 2014

The seventh annual Women In Leadership Development Conference (WILD) will be held on Wednesday, April 30 at the Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center in Erie. 

Gannon University's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) created WILD to emphasize the concept of women helping women through knowledge, energy and passion.


 Panel discussions at this year's conference will include: 

  • Are you Ready:  Succession Planning & Retirement Planning,
  • Hone Your Negotiation Skills,
  • Leveraging On-Line Communications,
  • Leading Effective Teams,
  • Developing & Leveraging Professional Connections.

This year’s  keynote speakers are  Grace Killelea and Jayne Huston.

Killelea,  CEO and founder of Half the Sky Leadership has more than 30 years of corporate human resources experience.   Killelea  works with CEOs, executives, and professionals to achieve sustained business and personal success. She has delivered keynote addresses at such events as ESPN’s Women’s Leadership Conference, the 2012 WILD Conference, and the WithIT Conference. 

Jayne Huston is the director of Seton Hill University's e-Magnify, a United States Small Business Administration (US SBA)-supported women's business center, where she is responsible for strategic vision and administrative oversight.

Registration is open now through April 15 here. Tickets are $150 and will not be sold at the door.