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Santa Clara University Women In Business Network April 9 Conference to Offer Career-Enhancing Workshops and Speaker, Author Maddy Dychtwald

Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31, 2011 - Women in Business Network (WIB) of Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business will present the Ninth Annual Women in Business Conference on Saturday, April 9.

The all-day event features a panel on social entrepreneurship and workshops on networking, innovation, career strategies and small business trends. “Lunch with the Experts,” will provide attendees an opportunity to meet executives and others from companies including Brocade, McAfee, TechCU, and the Winkler Group. More information on the conference is available at

The conference keynote speaker is Maddy Dychtwald, the nationally recognized author, co-founder of marketing and consulting firm Age Wave, and expert on the changing demographic trends shaping the marketplace, the workplace and our lives.

The event is being held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the offices of host company Brocade Communications Systems, 130 Holger Way, San Jose, Calif. There will be a networking reception following the conference. 

“Whether you are a seasoned business professional or about to embark on a new career, the 9th Annual Women in Business Conference will give you the tools for success in demand today to be more effective leaders, more inspired individuals and more profitable professionals,” said Adelene Gallego Ramos, president of WIB.

Women and men are invited to attend. Early-bird and discount pricing is available for SCU students and alumni through April 1 at midnight. Registration is available at Please contact WIB with any questions at

About Brocade
Brocade networking solutions help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. (

 About Women in Business Network
WIB is a student run network that strives to enhance the Leavey School of Business experience for all women in the MBA program. We coordinate efforts in professional development, community service, inter-network activities, reaching out to alumni, and networking. WIB hosts an event each quarter and an annual conference every April that brings together current students, alumni, and extraordinary businesswomen from various industries to promote and celebrate women in business. WIB cultivates unity throughout the Leavey School of Business community through a variety of social activities.  To learn more, visit:

Media Contact:
Deborah Lohse | SCU Media Relations | 408-554-5121 |


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