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2014 Women's Global Leadership Conference in Energy

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WGLC 2014
Nina Godiwalla

Nina Godiwalla joins the speaker lineup for WGLC 2014

We're pleased to announce that Nina Godiwalla will be speaking at the 2014 Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy and Technology (WGLC) . Godiwalla is a prominent thought leader in diversity who is currently the US Director of Diversity for Norton Rose Fulbright, one of the largest law firms in the world. She is also the bestselling author of "Suits: A Woman on Wall Street."


Suits book cover

Purchase your copy at WGLC and get it signed by the author


Godiwalla has been sought out as a leadership expert by prominent institutions including the White House, Harvard Business School, NASA, the Smithsonian, the Wall Street Journal Women's CEO Summit, Aspen Institute and TED Conference. Before becoming an internationally recognized speaker, she spend almost a decade working for Fortune 500 corporations. Joining influential women such as Barbara Bush and Sandra Day O'Connor, Godiwalla was inducted into the Texas Women's Hall of Fame. Recently she accepted an invitation to serve on a White House Roundtable. She also serves on Texas Governor's Business Leadership Council and has been honored as the Outstanding Young Houstonian for 2013.

Godiwalla will speak about diversity in the workplace on the second day of the conference. Her presentation is titled "Step up, speak up: Creating inclusive work cultures." Following her speech, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase her internationally acclaimed book, which The New York Times describes as the "Devil Wears Prada" of investment banking, and get it autographed.

Diversity and Inclusiveness Panel Discussion and Presentations also Feature:

Rayola Dougher   Rayola Dougher
Senior Economic Advisor
American Petroleum Institute

"Energy Revolution Creates Career Opportunities for Women and Minorities"
  Maria O'Connell   Maria O'Connell
Director, Strategic GPS Programs
Baker Hughes 

Panelist: "Innovative Team Thinking: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusiveness"
Susannah Abbott   Susannah Abbott
Partner/Principal, Financial Statement Assurance Services
Ernst & Young, LLP

Moderator: "Innovative Team Thinking: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusiveness"
  Shelly Grick-Agrella   Shelly Grick-Agrella
Manager, Global Technology Operations
FMC Technologies

Panelist: "Innovative Team Thinking: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusiveness"
Karen Minyard   Karen Minyard
Vice President-Marketing
Pentair Valves and Controls

Panelist: "Innovative Team Thinking: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusiveness"
  Jim Claunch   Jim Claunch
Vice President Human Resources

Panelist: "Innovative Team Thinking: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusiveness"

2014 sessions also focus on personal career development, leadership skills and industry updates including unconventionals and deep water, natural gas, and North American infrastructure development. Presentations feature leading executives at: BP; BHP Billiton Petroleum; Chesapeake Energy; Chevron; Endeavor Management; ExxonMobil; GE Oil & Gas; Key Energy Services; King & Spalding; Muse, Stancil & Co; Spectra Energy; Tudor, Pickering and Holt Co; and more. View the complete agenda


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Leadership Pack (10)

For inquiries, group delegates, to register offline or for information about the event, please contact:
Melissa Smith, Events Director, at +1 (713) 520-4475.

For more information about event sponsorships or exhibits: 
Lisa Zadok at +1 (713) 525-4632


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Tue, Nov. 4 - Wed, Nov. 5, 2014
2:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Hyatt Regency Houston