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Taking More Risk

November 16th, 2020

3 - 5 pm

The Women in Defense – Greater Boston Chapter invites you to join us for a panel discussion on “Taking More Risk”. This discussion will be geared towards encouraging women, men and young professionals to take more risk and pursue leadership opportunities in their careers and life. Speakers and panelists will share valuable experiences and recommendations learned from their own career paths. Our discussion will include hot topics from the current bestseller “Lean In”, written by Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO.  Lean In is a global community dedicated to helping women, men, young professionals achieve their ambitions. 


15:00 – Welcome/WID Chapter Updates – President & VP

15:30 – 16:30: Panel Session

Panel Moderator: Patricia Ward Executive Advisor for Booz Allen Hamilton, retired Navy Senior Chief Information Technologist


  • LTC Lindsey E. Halter, Garrison Commander at Fort Devens Reserve Forces Training Area

  • LTC Denise Milhorn, Deputy Commander at U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine Deputy Consultant (Physiology & Biochemistry) to the Surgeon

  • COL(ret) Brent French, Executive Director of WPI’s Foise Business School 

Click the speakers' names for their individual biographies 

16:30 – 16:40: Questions

16:40 -  17:30: Career networking

Thank You to Our Sponsors 

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