BRITE Women Project: Networking Night Out


Location: Mendoza College of Business, Rooms L061 & L062 (Lower Level) (View on map )

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Join us for a game-changing event for women interested in pursuing a seat at the table on a nonprofit board.

The Board Readiness Initiative to Empower (BRITE) Women Project Networking Night Out will feature four dynamic panelists who will discuss different aspects of nonprofit board service, including knowing when you’re ready to serve; leveraging your executive presence; effectively communicating your value proposition; and enhancing your professional networking skills.

Who should attend?

  • Women interested in or currently serving on nonprofit boards, including college/universities, hospitals
  • Emerging leaders and young professionals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Nonprofit leaders
  • Women passionate about social justice and impact

Meet our panelists

  • Mary Adeniyi, Learning & Organizational Development Consultant, University of Notre Dame

  • Kim Becker, Founder and President, Hello Gorgeous! of Hope Inc.

  • Amanda G. McKendree, Arthur F. and Mary J. O’Neil Director of the Fanning Center for Business Communication, University of Notre Dame

  • Vivian Sallie, Sallie and Associates

  • Bethany Hartley, director of diversity and inclusion, The South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership, will facilitate the event.

Local nonprofit experts will also lead round table discussions on topics related to board service.

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Cost is $25. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. Register online by Aug. 7.

For more information and to sign up for future emails, contact Joan McClendon at 574-631-5320 or via email at

The BRITE Women Project (Board Ready Initiative to Empower Women Project) is sponsored by Nonprofit Professional Development at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. Its goal is to equip women with the skills they need to provide transformational nonprofit board leadership that benefits our communities.

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