Seton Hall Hosts ‘Developing Confidence Among Millennial Women’ Panel Discussion, Networking Event 1/25

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On Wednesday, January 25th, the public is invited to a Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business Women’s Leadership panel discussion and networking event, “Confidence Is Key: Developing Confidence Among Millennial Women.” Senior executives will discuss women’s confidence across the different generations, the qualities seen in millennials and strategies for millennial women to improve and further build their confidence.

Cocktails and networking will take place from 6-7 pm and the panel discussion will follow. The event will take place at Chancellor’s Suite, University Center, Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Ave., South Orange. The event is free, but reservations are encouraged. Event organizations encourage attendance of both women and men. To R.S.V.P. please email or call (631) 617-0589.

“The Panel Discussion offers a unique opportunity to expose what we ‘do not know’ in relation to confidence among millennial women. To current students, the program highlights strengths and weaknesses of the millennial generation. For others, it provides a unique networking and career development opportunity,” said event organizer Kathleen Yeckley, Women’s Leadership Program president and member of The Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development.

mcgovernCynthia McGovern, CEO and First Lady of Sales of Orange Leaf Consulting, will serve as the moderator. McGovern has more than over 10 years of corporate work experience within the consulting business. As a business owner, she advises her customers on how to grow their business through executive coaching, strategic assessments and various partnerships. She also has her own leadership blog called “Soapbox” that shares insights on leadership, personal growth, productivity, sales and sales management. McGovern serves on the Executive Council for The Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development.

Panelists Include:
Cathy Choi is the president of Bulbrite Industries
, Inc., the leading manufacturer of energy efficient light source solutions. As president, she oversees daily operations and explores opportunities for strategic growth. She is involved with The Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development and serves on the Executive Council for the program. Specifically, she is involved with the Women’s Leadership Program and provides development opportunity to her student mentee, based off of her own personal experiences within the corporate workplace.

cvetkovskiAs senior vice president at Citibank, Jennifer Cvetkovski works as a business analyst and project management professional. Her role involves optimizing aspects of the equities operating environment including market data entitlements, swaps, ETFs and indices. She graduated from Seton Hall with a B.S. in Diplomacy and International Relations and an M.A. in International Relations and Economics. Cvetkovski remains involved with the School of Diplomacy and International Relations.

maurielloAs the vice president of risk governance at Prudential Financial, Valerie Mauriello manages communications regarding risk topics, specifically with the Risk Committee of the Board. She leads Prudential’s efforts with the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) with the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. She graduated with a degree in Speech and Elementary Education from Seton Hall and was recently named by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), as a Women of Excellence Award recipient for creating the Women in Finance network.

mitjansAs a chief diversity and corporate social responsibility officer, Rita Mitjans leads the implementation and measurement of enterprise wide programs at ADP. She has developed and launched a variety of projects including ADP Cares, ADP’s Social Responsibility Strategic Pillars, International Women’s Inclusion Network, LGBTQ Self-Identification Project, Volunteerism and Giving Platform and the Veterans Initiative. She is a change leader with broad expertise in communication, inclusion and engagement initiatives. On campus, Mitjans is involved with the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, empowering Latino students through education, scholarship, mentorship and critical thinking.

The Confidence Is Key program is co-sponsored with the Financial Women’s Association (FWA), the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, and the Women of Diplomacy Leadership Program.

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