WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Center for Women in Business, a project of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Campaign for Free Enterprise, will host an event with the Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin and author Lee Stout to discuss Stout’s new book, A Matter of Simple Justice: the Untold Story of Barbara Hackman Franklin and A Few Good Women. The Honorable Carol Hallett will moderate a discussion between Franklin, Lee Stout and the Honorable Helen Delich Bentley about expanding the role of women in the public and private sectors.
The discussion will be followed by a mentoring session and networking reception. Participants will have the opportunity to gather career advice from accomplished professionals – both men and women — from varied industries and backgrounds in the Washington, DC area.
The Honorable Barbara Franklin, President and CEO, Barbara Franklin Enterprises, former Secretary of Education
Lee Stout, author of A Matter of Simple Justice and former president of the Society of American Archivists
The Honorable Helen Delich Bently, former Congresswoman, and former Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission
The Honorable Carol Hallett, Of Counsel, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and former Customs Commissioner
WHAT: Book discussion with the Honorable Barbara Franklin
WHEN: Thursday, June 7, 2012
Event: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST
Mentoring Session: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST
WHERE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H St. NW
Washington, DC 20062
RSVP: Credential members of the media are invited to attend. To register, email [email protected] or call 202-463-5682.