A shared mission: women in the workplace

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 11:30am

Carlson School of Management Dean Sri Zaheer was pleased to address the Women’s Leadership Network at a standing-room-only event at Land O’Lakes headquarters on January 21. Weaving wit with wisdom, Zaheer shared communications lessons gleaned through her “career lives” in business and education, both in India and the United States.

Land O’Lakes is a valued partner and sponsor of the Carlson School’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference. This year’s keynote speaker, on April 29, will be Beth Ford, group executive vice president and chief operating officer. Former Women’s Leadership Network co-chairs Lydia Botham and Lisa Deverell have spoken in breakout sessions at past Carlson School conferences.

Women’s Leadership Network co-chairs


  •     Elizabeth Nelson, marketing manager
  •     Susan Rankin, senior vice president, operations


  •     Lydia Botham, vice president, community relations
  •     Lisa Deverell, senior vice president, feed business to business

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