SEI Women's Network Second Annual Leadership Summit Continues To Educate And Inspire
Over 200 Business Professionals From SEI and the Surrounding Philadelphia Community Gathered to Attend “The Limitless You,” an Event Focused on Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Motivation
OAKS, Pa., Dec. 16, 2015 – SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) Women’s Network held its second annual Leadership Summit at SEI’s Oaks, PA headquarters on Dec. 2 as part of the company’s ongoing leadership efforts surrounding diversity and women in the workplace. This year’s summit, “The Limitless You,” featured presentations, seminars and breakout sessions on a variety of topics, including leadership, motivation and entrepreneurship.
“We are delighted with the outcome of this year’s Leadership Summit,” said Erin Garrett, President of the SEI Women’s Network. “Seeing more than 200 individuals from SEI and the surrounding community come together to discuss, brainstorm and learn from one another is incredibly empowering. We hope that each attendee walked away from the event feeling educated and more connected with the internal and external SEI network.”
The event kicked off with a whirlwind of three presentations in one hour to discuss motivation, entrepreneurship and leadership, led by Cathy Stemmler, President and CEO, InDevelopment, LLC, Cassandra Bailey, President and CEO, Slice Communications, and Al Chiaradonna, Senior Vice President, SEI Wealth PlatformSM, North America Private Banking, respectively.
Established industry professionals, many of whom were SEI employees and women from the surrounding Philadelphia business community, led discussions on a range of topics, including, “How to be an Entrepreneur Anywhere,” “Managing the Chaos,” “Why Mentoring Matters,” and “Managing Gender in the Workplace.” In addition, keynote speaker, Lu Ann Cahn, Author of “I Dare Me,” concluded the day’s event by sharing insights and advice on breaking out of one’s comfort zone and taking risks.
About SEI Women’s Network
The SEI Women’s Network, founded in 2007, seeks to inspire and support the professional growth of women in the surrounding community by providing educational forums, hosting networking opportunities and encouraging success through personal and professional growth. The Network is led by a board of 17 women directors, from across SEI’s business units and competencies. Since its inception, the SEI Women’s Network has hosted more than 30 programs with 3,000 participants, including an annual golf outing, meet-and-greet breakfasts, and workshops on a variety of topics from leaning in to negotiations. In 2015, the SEI Women’s Network, in conjunction with SEI Cares, an employee-led, company-sponsored philanthropy effort that includes grant making, volunteer opportunities, and awareness events, raised over $10,000 for BreastCancer.org. In November 2015, the group partnered with the Kimmel Center to host “Higher Notes: What Mentoring Brings to Business” and to connect more than 100 female leaders in the Philadelphia community.
SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of September 30, 2015, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages or administers $638 billion in mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $245 billion in assets under management and $393 billion in client assets under administration. For more information, visit seic.com.