She’s Daring Mighty Things Summit - September 18, 2020
Don’t miss this year’s Virtual She’s Daring Mighty Things Summit!
Powerful speakers include Dr. Susan Madsen, a leading voice in strengthening the impact of Utah girls and women and the Founder and Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project at USU; Amy Rees Anderson, an engaging speaker and author and Founder and Managing Partner of REES Capital; and Sara Dent Merrill, Senior Media Strategist at ICON Health & Fitness and former Huntsman School Business Senator. These women and their stories will leave you feeling encouraged and empowered to dare mighty things!
Women in Business Administration
WIBA supports the personal and career development of women in business by connecting with fellow students, faculty, and alumni; building professional skills to increase competence and confidence; and providing meaningful opportunities to lead and serve.
Workbook and swag pick up for anyone who wasn't able to pick up before the event will be available on Monday, Sep 21 from 9-4 at the Front Desk of the Dean's Office Suite (HH 480).
She's Daring Mighty Things Summit Agenda:
Friday, September 18 | 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM | Virtual
Baylee Haws - Welcome address and introduction of speakers
Baylee Haws Chatterton was raised a forever Aggie in the small town of Honeyville, Utah. Baylee is a senior this year and will graduate in Marketing. She currently holds the position of Women in Business President, is a Business Ambassador, and is in the Huntsman Scholar Program. Baylee is passionate about business and wants to inspire other young women to do the same. She recently married the love of her life this summer and is so thankful for his support in everything she does. Baylee enjoys reading motivational books, singing, playing the guitar, decorating her apartment, creating goals with her husband, and as always, retail therapy. Baylee has attended SDMT her entire college career and believes it has shaped her into the woman she is today.
Amy Rees Anderson - What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?
Amy Rees Anderson is the Founder and Managing Partner of REES Capital, a Mentoring and Angel Investing Firm. She is also an author and serves as a weekly contributor to Forbes and the Huffington Post.
She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Utah Business CEO of the Year Award. She currently serves on over 15 Boards for Universities, Government, Hospitals, and non-profit organizations.
Sara Dent Merrill - How I Dared Mighty Things
Sara Dent Merrill is the 2019-2020 Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Senator for Utah State University. She will be graduating in International Business and Marketing in May of 2020. She interned in Trujillo, Peru, for the Small Enterprise Education Development program where she taught impoverished individuals business skills in order to receive micro-loans and start their own businesses. As a Huntsman Scholar, she broadened her global perspective when she traveled to India, visiting rising tech firms.
Dr. Susan Madsen - Daring Mighty Things: Why, Who, What, and How?
Dr. Susan Madsen is the Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. She is also the Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, which focuses on strengthening the impact of Utah girls and women through increasing college completion rates and helping girls and women find their voices and become leaders.
Lianne Wappett - Closing
Lianne Wappett is the advisor of the Women in Business Association. She brings twenty years of industry experience creating tech brands and digital experiences to the Huntsman School. Her expertise in brand strategy, digital marketing, design, and communications helped build brands such as Children’s Miracle Network, Wilson Sporting Goods, Walgreens, Intel, AskJeeves, and Iomega. Lianne’s interests lie in emerging and established technology and how design enhances user experiences and retention.