Queen Latifah Speaks at Simmons School of Management Leadership Conference


Queen Latifah will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Simmons School of

Management leadership conference. The

28th annual event, which takes place May 5 at the Seaport World Trade Center in

Boston, MA, will include skill-building workshops and educational sessions.In

addition to the keynote addresses from Latifah, CNN chief international correspondent

Christiane Amanpour, former First Lady of Mexico Marta Sahagún de Fox and

Yue-Sai Kan, a noted entrepreneur, author, journalist and humanitarian will also

speak. The

Simmons School of Management is a leading center that offers a center for gender

in organizations as well an MBA program and programs in entrepreneurship initiative,

executive education, undergraduate management for women MBA and undergraduate

students. Started

in 1979 by a small group of Simmons School of Management alumnae, the leadership

conference is a networking event that supports women who want to pursue graduate

education in business. It

is expected to draw some 2,500 professional women attendees. Former

keynote speakers include Oprah Winfrey, Madeleine Albright, Maya Angelou, Alfre

Woodard, Whoopi Goldberg, Katie Couric and Soledad O’Brien.