Drexel Women in Business Presents: Non-Traditional Careers for Women
Friday, January 28, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Join us for a special Friday night event featuring four prominent women from the Philadelphia business community. We will discuss their unique careers through a Q&A-type panel over light refreshments with networking to follow.
Managing Partner, Bittenbender Construction
Emily is the founder of Bittenbender Construction, a commercial general contractor that specializes in cultural, academic, health care, corporate and retail projects. Emily’s career focus has been the design, construction and renovations of public buildings and spaces. She served as Vice President of Design & Construction for the National Constitution Center in the design and construction of the museum in Independence Mall.
Yasmine is the CEO and Founder of 123LinkIt.com, a software company specializing in helping bloggers generate revenue by streamlining the advertising process. 123linkit.com allows bloggers to streamline the affiliate marketing process by analyzing their content and transforming relevant keywords and product links into affiliate links. Bloggers earn more passive income while receiving the added benefit of saving time on advertising.
President, Combs & Company
Susan formed Combs & Company, a full service insurance brokerage firm, specializing in life, health, and property and casualty. Susan features a broad product portfolio and is licensed with more than 20 life and health insurance carriers and 40 property and casualty carriers. Combs & Company now services more than 300 clients, with almost 50% being in the hospitality and entertainment industries.
Renee K. Chesler
Vice President of National Accounts, CertainTeed Corporation
In her role, Renee is responsible for leading a team of 12 account managers in the sales and marketing activities for accounts including The Home Depot, Menard's Lowe's, Ace Hardware, True Value Hardware and Pro-Build. She helps lead account planning and strategy initiatives to achieve sales and profit goals. Renee has also worked for HVAC/Industrial Business and the Baldwin Hardware Corporation.
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Drexel Women in Business
The Drexel Women in Business organization represents Drexel University’s, LeBow College of Business (LCB) present and future business leaders among alumni, graduate students and upper classes of the undergraduate programs. DWIB is dedicated to the facilitation of professional and personal growth of its members. The organization supports its membership, alumni and professional network through the coordination of educational, self-improvement and networking events. DWIB encourages leadership while cultivating and maintaining a strong network of professional women. The organization emphasizes LeBow College’s ties to the alumni network, connection to the greater Philadelphia business community, and commitment to excellence.