Thirty Years From the Hilltop: How Two Hoyas Balanced Work and Life in High Heels

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- May 05, 2013 Comments Off on Thirty Years From the Hilltop: How Two Hoyas Balanced Work and Life in High Heels

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 12:30 – 1:30pm

In this alumnae-focused webinar, classmates Christine Brown-Quinn (C’82) & Jude Sotherlund (C’82) will share their experience of leaving the collegial Georgetown campus and blazing the trail as female professionals in cutthroat business and political environments.   Christine and Jude will cover key topics, skills and strategies for female career progression, spotlighting how to:

*Leverage your education for personal and professional 'success';
*Create and seize opportunities throughout your career; and,
*Manage work and life balance to the benefit of both.

And much more!

Following 20+ years in International Finance, Christine Brown-Quinn, together with her business partner Jacqueline Frost, launched Women in Business Superseries in order to create a platform to share their strategies for getting ahead in demanding corporate environments. As a former Managing Director in International Banking, Christine is well versed in what it takes to forge a thriving career in highly pressurised alpha environments.  She is also an accomplished international speaker and commentator on a range of issues relevant to the success of female professionals through blogs, articles, radio & tv shows.  She is the author of “Step Aside Superwoman: Career & Family is for Any Woman.”

Jude Sotherlund is a corporate consultant; author; and guest speaker on current employment issues facing employers. She brings a unique perspective to employment issues by capitalizing upon her experiences as both a public policy analyst and consultant to some of the leading global employers.  Her latest publication highlights the need for leaders to take ownership for internal diversity and inclusion practices and offers strategies for fostering such within their workplaces. Her Federal government experience includes service both as both as a Staff Assistant in the White House, as well as two appointments to the U.S. Department of Labor. While there, Jude assisted in the oversight of the "glass ceiling initiative" and its publications.

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