Monday, December 14, 2009

WFF partners with Kellogg School of Management for executive education programming

The Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) is partnering with the Center for Executive Women at the prestigious Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., to offer its members enhanced educational programming. The collaboration will debut April 6 to 9, 2010, at the Annual Leadership Development Conference in Las Vegas.

"The Kellogg School of Management is renowned for making strong leaders stronger and the WFF is thrilled to be partnering with them to develop executive-level educational programming that will elevate women leaders in the foodservice industry," Mary O'Broin, WFF chair, said in a press release. "The Kellogg School's involvement in our annual conference makes it even more of a must-attend event for foodservice industry professionals wanting to advance their careers."

"The Center for Executive Women at the Kellogg School is dedicated to helping senior-level women advance to top executive positions," Victoria Husted Medvec, executive director of the center and Adeline Barry Davee Professor of Management and Organizations, said in a press release. "Partnering with the WFF is a great channel by which to impact the foodservice industry, developing the next generation of female business leaders by exposing them to top Kellogg faculty, cutting edge research and the latest business concepts."

In developing programming for the WFF's Annual Leadership Development Conference, Kellogg will inspire and help leaders in the foodservice industry elevate their careers. Kellogg and WFF will continue their partnership into the future to develop educational opportunities for varying professional tracks--from emerging leaders to executives.

For more information, visit Full event registration and schedule will be available on February 1, 2010.