Women of Wesleyan Hold Conference to Push Workplace Boundaries

Jane Eiser '77

Journalist Jane Eiser ’77 gives a talk at the “Female Frontiers – Pushing Boundaries in the Workplace” program presented by the Women of Wesleyan. Eisner is a former Wesleyan Trustee and is editor-in-chief of “The Jewish Daily Forward.” She and other alumnae shared insights and strategies they’ve learned as women in the modern workplace.

"Female Frontiers" panel.

Speakers in the “Women in Law, Medicine, Finance and Science” panel included, from left, Vanessa Burgess ’77, P’13, managing director at Canajoharie Capital; Elizabeth Schiller ’01, emergency medical physician at St. Francis Hospital; and Joaquina Borges King ’87, P’17, senior counsel at Northeast Utilities System. Student moderator Ting Zhang ’15 is pictured at right.

Jane Eisner '77 and Tracey Gardner '96

Jane Eisner ’77 and Tracey Gardner ’96 chat with students.

Ting Zhang '15.

Ting Zhang ’15 listens to the panelists.

Meg Zocco.

Meg Zocco, director of affinities and networks for the office of parent programs, speaks to the attendees at the “Female Frontiers” event. (Photos by Hannah Norman ’16)