Women's Global Leadership Summit 2018

WOM1804 - Empowerment and Inspiration: Rising Through the Ranks

Nov 15, 2018 8:00am ‐ Nov 15, 2018 9:15am


Join this session to hear a story of empowerment and inspiration. The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet will speak about her journey and how she progressed in business and in life - from emigrating to the United States from Guadalajara at age 5, to serving in President Obama’s cabinet as head of the Small Business Administration—Secretary Sweet shares how she navigated male dominated industries, her struggles, successes and more.

  • Select new ways of thinking to bring back to office and implement.
  • Recognize how to assist your small business clients in successfully navigating challenges ahead.
  • How diversity can improve your business.


  • Maria Contreras-Sweet, President, Contreras-Sweet Enterprises (Former Administrator of the Small Business Administration)
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