Women in BizEd: Invitation to the 2024 International Women’s Day Summit

International Women's Day Summit, Gender Equality

EFMD Global is delighted to announce that we have partnered with the Women in BizEd 2024 Summit to celebrate International Women’s Day. 

Mark your calendars for March 4-6 and join an inspiring online event featuring four uplifting talks from incredibly successful and influential women.

Day 1 – Monday, 4 March 2024

11:00-12:15 EST (New York)/5:00–6:15 p.m. CET (Europe): Join the exploration of resilience and leadership as exemplified by three distinguished female academic leaders. In navigating tumultuous times, panellists will share profound lessons where their core values emerge as guiding beacons.

Discover how their commitment to principles enhances their leadership, fostering a foundation of trust and stability during crises. This panel will highlight how we can fortify our education institutions with resilience, compassion, and a steadfast dedication to core values.


Day 2 – Tuesday, 5 March 2024

11:00–11:45 a.m. EST (New York)/5:00–5:45 p.m. CET (Europe): Join Florida Starks, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Executive, in a session designed to break down binary definitions of success and failure.

By challenging social conditioning and cultural norms, a safe space for growth and transformation can be created. Participants together will explore actionable steps towards achieving greater self-worth and personal and professional aspirations.

3:00–3:45 p.m. EST (New York)/9:00–9:45 p.m. CET (Europe): Join an enlightening talk on Womanist Leadership by the esteemed Dean Debora Jackson, author of the book, “Meant for Good.” During this session, you’ll learn about the dynamic intersection of womanhood and leadership.

Debora’s profound understanding of womanist principles promises to inspire and ignite a new perspective on leadership. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with a visionary leader and gain wisdom that transcends traditional boundaries.

Day 3 – Wednesday, 6 March 2024

3:00–4:00 p.m. EST (New York)/9:00–10:00 p.m. CET (Europe): In a world filled with endless possibilities, discovering and embracing your unique abilities is the key to unlocking your full potential.

Drawing upon her extensive global experience as a trailblazer in women’s leadership and business education, Lisa Leander will share invaluable insights, strategies, and practical tools to help you identify, cultivate, and leverage your distinctive strengths.

The session will close with a Networking Power Hour and breakout groups to meet, mingle and share our unique abilities in our final closing keynote.

Come to be motivated and enlightened as you delve into topics that matter most to women in today’s dynamic business education world.

All are welcome; complimentary registration and the full agenda are available here:Women's Day Summit 2024 Women in Business

About Women in Business Education

Women in Business Education (WiBE) is a global movement championing women’s leadership at the highest levels of business education.  They are a network of successful and ambitious women disrupting the landscape of business education leadership, representing a community of 350+ members comprising deans, rectors, associate deans, assistant deans, faculty and directors across 15 countries.

They believe business leaders can and should be agents for positive change and social good in the world. WiBE is a leading example of how a market-driven and solutions approach can transform gender and racial equity globally. Women in BizEd is proudly a woman-owned limited liability company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, USA.

For additional insights, announcements and perspectives on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, visit the conversation here.