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Women in Leadership Initiative Hosts Book Talk With Daphne E. Jones on Friday, Dec. 2
Continuing its mission to promote women leaders, the Women in Leadership Initiative (WiL), in partnership with the Whitman School of Management and School of Information Studies, is pleased to invite staff and faculty members to a book talk and reception on Friday, Dec. 2, in the Flaum Atrium of the Whitman School of Management.
The book talk features Daphne E. Jones, author of “Win When They Say You Won’t: Break Through Barriers and Keep Leveling Up Your Success” and will take place along with a moderated question and answer session from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Register online by Tuesday, Nov. 22, and receive a complimentary copy of Jones’ book courtesy of the Women in Leadership Initiative. A meet and greet reception will follow the talk from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Jones ascended to top leadership roles in Fortune 50 companies, building on her extensive experience using digital technologies strategically and entrepreneurially within multinational corporations. Her career of 30-plus years spans roles at IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Hospira (now Pfizer) and General Electric (GE). During her tenure at GE, she served as senior vice president for future of work, senior vice president and chief information officer for product engineering, imaging and ultrasound, and as senior executive and chief information officer for global services—all comprising a $13 billion segment within GE Healthcare.
Among many achievements, Jones was the first woman and person of color to report to the chairman of the board of Hospira with accountability for all aspects of the company’s enterprise, digital and analytics technology. She now serves on the board of directors for AMN Healthcare, Inc., Barnes Group Inc. and Masonite International Corp and is the CEO and founder of The Board Curators, a company dedicating to preparing senior executives to serve on paid boards.
Jones resides in Syracuse, New York, and Miami, Florida, with her husband, the Rev. Max Jones of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ of Syracuse.
To learn more about Women in Leadership or get involved in upcoming programs, visit the initiative’s website. Programs are open to all community members, regardless of gender identity or expression.