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WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY AND TRAVEL : Opportunities, Challenges, and Progress

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Women make up 50% of the workforce in hospitality and travel yet only 12% of leadership positions. What opportunities are available? What progress is being made?

During this hour-long webcast, we'll hear from industry and academic leaders as they share stories of their own career challenges, victories, and personal leadership values; organizational best practices for supporting women in the workforce; and predictions for the future.

This online event is brought to you by the Cornell School of Hotel Administration's Center for Hospitality Research and Women Leading Travel & Hospitality, a membership-based association that connects executive women across all sectors of the travel and hospitality industry.

What you'll learn : 

  • The challenges faced by women seeking and holding leadership positions in the hospitality industry and ways to overcome them
  • How all leaders and organizations can better support women in the workplace
  • Predictions for the future of women in hospitality

Speakers :

  • Charisse Evans, VICE PRESIDENT OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, Delta Airlines
  • Hannah DeMaio, DIRECTOR OF BRAND STRATEGY, WOMEN LEADING TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY, NAPCO Media
  • Kate Walsh, DEAN, Cornell School of Hotel Administration
  • Michelle Woodley '89, PRESIDENT, Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • Miranda Scott, DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, Lyft

WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY AND TRAVEL : Opportunities, Challenges, and Progress is organized by Cornell

Contact
Nicole McQuiddy-Davis
Assistant Program Manager
Phone: +1 607 254 3383
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