Advertisement for the Women's Emerging Leadership Forum with Speaker Gulnur Tumbat, Ph.D., to be held October 13, 2022

Registration and ticket sales are now open for our 8th Annual Women's Emerging Leadership Forum (WELF).

This year's theme is "Blazing Your Path."  This engaging forum is designed to help you achieve your full potential in the workplace.

What does it take to carve a path to the top of your career?  Gulnur Tumbat, Ph.D., Marketing Professor and Lam-Larsen Community Engagement Director at SF State, will share her research and stories from her big mountain expeditions – including summiting Mount Everest – at WELF on Oct. 13. Learn how to focus on what you can control and stay resilient till you reach your goal. 

Continental breakfast and lunch are included.

Special 2-for-1 Ticket Offer available until Oct. 6, 2022. Seats are limited.

Visit the WELF page to review the agenda and speakers' biographies, and to buy tickets.

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Susan Cholette, Ph.D.

Professor of Decision Sciences
Director, Center for Ethical & Sustainable Business
Lam-Larsen Distinguished Teaching Professor 2021-2023

Decision Sciences Professor Susan Cholette’s early career was industry-focused - her research background in building large scale economic models that tracked greenhouse gas emissions and her desire to stay rooted in the Bay Area led to positions in supply chain consulting and project management. Through a stroke of luck, Cholette was presented with an opportunity to work in academia. Today, after two decades as a professor, she still brings her industry experiences into the classroom as a powerful tool for teaching students to build skills in forecasting, inventory management, and more.

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