Women in Business
College of the Holy Cross
CALLING CLASS OF 2027
WIB Planning Committee responsibilities include attending weekly meetings, alumni and student outreach, event marketing, conference planning and day-of event management. The committee consists of up to 3 students per class year.
2023 WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE
THANK YOU TO OUR 2023 KEYNOTE
Thank you, Christine Anderson '99, Global Head of Corporate Affairs and Senior Managing Director at Blackstone! She shared how she was a political science major during her time on the Hill who first went into government work but later transitioned to finance. Calling on her liberal arts education, she connected it to the work she is doing with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues during an interview with Elisabeth Hiles, Senior Advisor to the Provost and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Office of the President at the College of the Holy Cross.
WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK!
The student committee works hard to create a professional conference for alumnae and students alike to network, discuss and inspire one another. Thank you for providing your feedback and helping to improve for next year!
CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
Thank you to our seniors for their leadership in organizing the 2023 WIB Conference!
WIB Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications open every fall to students who attend the conference, with the intention of accepting four students per class year. Applicants must submit a resume and complete an interview prior to acceptance.
JOIN THE STUDENT CLUB!
Join the Club: The annual Holy Cross Women in Business Conference has expanded to create a year-round network! Join us to explore industries, become business savvy, and gain the confidence to succeed! Meetings are event-based.
IN THE NEWS
Conversations with alumni who are leveraging their Holy Cross education to make a meaningful difference in the world around them. Some recent episodes include interviews with Catherine Cote '18, Maura Fredey '19 P25 and more!
Listen & Subscribe
Holy Cross’ 15th Annual Women in Business Conference Shatters Attendance Record With Virtual Format
Networking & Collaboration: WIB and Dress for Success Story
The WIB student committee organized a meeting with the local Worcester Dress for Success organization to learn more about their goals and ways to support women during the pandemic.
WIB on youtube
Check out the Women in Business YouTube playlist on the Ciocca Center's page. From breakout sessions and speakers at the conference, to alumnae interview advice and more.
The Dinand Library has organized a virtual book display for current students who wish to read about women in the workplace, discover various resources and research methods. Students can make an appointment with a librarian to learn more.
THE PURPLE PULSE
The Women in Business newsletter is a quarterly email announcement to share what is new with the conference, the student planning committee, and upcoming events for students and alumnae.
Women in Business
Starting in 2006, the student-run Women in Business Conference through the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society at the College of the Holy Cross has been an opportunity for alumnae and students to learn from one another and network. The annual event celebrates, honors and inspires the success of Holy Cross women in business. This conference has grown to a year round network with opportunities to connect throughout the year.