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September 26, 2008

Women Executives Speak on Role of Female Leaders Oct. 20

A panel of women executives from across Philadelphia will discuss the role and future of female leaders at the Association's Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 20.

Moderated by CBS 3 Eyewitness News evening weekend anchor, Mary Stoker Smith, panelists include Dr. Arlene Ackerman, CEO/superintendent, School District of Philadelphia; Nina M. Gussack, chair, executive committee, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Tara Weiner, managing partner, Greater Philadelphia Region, Deloitte LLP; and Ahmeenah Young, president and CEO, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority.

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Albert W. Sheppard Jr. and former Women in the Profession Committee Co-Chair Roberta D. Liebenberg will be presented with two of the Association's most prestigious awards at the meeting. Judge Sheppard is the recipient of the 2008 Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award. Liebenberg will receive the 2008 Sandra Day O'Connor Award. Members will also vote on amendments to the Association's bylaws.

The October Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon will be held at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets, beginning at 12 p.m. Tickets are $55 for members and $60 for non-members. Click here to purchase tickets online.

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