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Women Entrepreneurship Week

Women in Leadership: Unleashing Your Superpowers  

In honor of Women Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College will host special events that include discussions with prominent women leaders. Women in Leadership: Unleashing Your Super Powers is part of a global initiative to elevate the voices of women on key issues. The event will focus on strategies for empowering women in business, marketing, media and journalism, and inspiring the next generation of women entrepreneurs. Attendees will meet a dynamic group of women leaders from a range of industries and professional organizations that support women and minority-owned businesses.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Click here to register for Women in Leadership: Unleashing Your Superpowers.

Berkeley College will collect new and gently used business attire for its Career Clothing Boutique for students. Click here to learn more.

For more information, contact Kelly Depsee, Director, Communications and External Relations, at

Join the Conversation: @BerkeleyCollege #WEW2019

New York

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
8 a.m. - Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Panels and Discussion
Berkeley College
12 East 41st Street
New York, NY 10017


  • Welcome Remarks: Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
  • Student Speaker: Roshauna Bostwick, Marketing Communications Student and Founder and President, Women's Empowerment Club, Berkeley College
  • Damaris Bergas, Director, Bronx Women’s Business Center, Business Outreach Center Network
  • Veronica Dagher, Co-Creator, Host and Co-Producer, “Secrets of Wealthy Women” Podcast, The Wall Street Journal
  • Jodie M. Grenier, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Women Warriors
  • Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations and Professor, Marketing, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business® (Mistress of Ceremonies)
  • Michelle Madhok, Founder and CEO, SHEfinds Media, Inc.
  • Roxanne Neilson, Managing Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Karmisha Superville, Founder, EBK EVENTS
  • Alex Tabar, Founder and CEO, Yucalab Digital Media and Latinas in Media
  • Angie Tang, Impact Investing Advisor (Moderator)
  • Elinor Tatum, Publisher and Editor in Chief, New York Amsterdam News
  • Jessica Walker, President and CEO, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (Moderator)
  • Adel Wilson, Founder and CEO, Celebrity Media Group
  • Jamie Zelermyer, Board President, New York Women in Film & Television
  • Elana Zolfo, Ed.D., Dean, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®    

New Jersey

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9 a.m. - Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Panels and Discussion
Berkeley College
44 Rifle Camp Road
Woodland Park, NJ 07424


  • Student Speaker: Panagiota Babadelis, Marketing Communications Student
  • Valeria Aloe, Director, Hispanic Entrepreneurship Training Program, Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, and Principal, AlphaQuest Consulting
  • Melissa Baralt, Ph.D., President, SheCaucus and Master Faculty, Math and Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts
  • Susana Baumann, Founder, President, CEO and Editor in Chief, Latinas in Business, Inc.
  • Heidi Castrillon, Editor and Publisher, BIZ Republic Magazine
  • Christine Cox-West, Partner and Director of Insurance Brokerage, The Fortis Agency
  • Meg Fry, Features Writer, ROI-NJ (Moderator)
  • Vonetta Hawkins, Vice President, Diverse Segments, Northeast, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
  • Jill Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Shakira Johnson, Founder, Johnson PR & Events
  • Kay Lucas, CEO and Managing Director, MediaSense
  • Kate Muldoon, Regional Director, Small Business Development Center, William Paterson University
  • Karen Pena, Founder, Our Way to HOPE, CEO, Pena Tax Services, and Accountant/Property Manager, TOP Real Estate Investment, Inc.
  • Diane Recinos, Ed.D., Senior Vice President, Student Success, Berkeley College (Moderator)
  • Shea Richburg, Author and Founder, Lion Mommy, Inc.