Forbes School of Business and Technology ™ at Ashford University Sponsors the 2017 Forbes Women’s Summit

Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University continues to support business education and the spirit of entrepreneurship by sponsoring the 2017 Forbes Women’s Summit. Held June 12-13 in New York, the Forbes Women’s Summit brings together a diverse range of female leaders in the business, entertainment, and political worlds to inspire and empower women around the world.

Under the theme “Navigating a New Tomorrow,” the Forbes Women’s Summit will feature programming  centered on five core pillars: leadership, entrepreneurship, health, education, and philanthropy. Invited speakers will discuss a range of topics, to include the “Power of Business: The Way Forward” and “Leadership Disrupted – The Perfect Storm.”

“We are thrilled to continue our sponsorship of the Forbes Women’s Summit,” said Bob Daugherty, executive dean of the Forbes School of Business and Technology. “We are continuously striving to push the boundaries of business education. There is so much to learn from the women who continue to drive innovation and achieve impact in their fields. We are proud to support the visionaries who are leading the way in today’s business world.”

The annual Forbes Women’s Summit celebrates today’s female leaders. Programming during the summit is designed to highlight the pioneers creating unconventional pathways to power and inspire women to realize their full potential.

To learn more about the 2017 Forbes Women’s Summit, visit



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