Women discuss for-profit, social entrepreneurship at event

“Entrepreneurship: Discover the Possibilities” is the topic of The Charles J. Busta III Lecture in Business on November 12 at 7 p.m. in LeClerc Auditorium at College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

Deborah Stallings, president and CEO of HR Anew, will moderate a discussion of for-profit and social entrepreneurship. Speakers include Lynne Brick, founder and CEO of Brick Bodies; Janine DiPaula Stevens ’98, co-founder and CEO of Vircity; Jane Toskes, president of AM AV Aircraft Services, Management and Charter; and Michelle Fritsch, Pharm.D., chair of the department of clinical and administrative sciences, College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and director of AlaMAP, a medication assistance program sponsored by Alamance Regional Medical Center.

The Charles J. Busta III Lecture Series is designed to showcase the thoughts and experiences of business leaders, especially women leaders, in order to encourage creativity and personal growth in women. The series was created in memory of Charles J. “CB” Busta, a College of Notre Dame trustee and marketing executive who died in 1999.

Previous lecturers include Sheri Baron, president, chief strategic officer, Gotham, Inc.; Gail McGovern, president, Fidelity Personal Investments; Charlotte Otto, global external relations officer, Proctor & Gamble; Lee Ann Daly, senior vice president of marketing, ESPN; Veronica Hackett, co-founder and co-managing partner, The Clarett Group; Patricia J. Mitchell, vice president, global sales and operations, IBM Global Services; and Ellen H. Yankellow, Pharm. D., founder, president and CEO of Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Inc.,

The lecture is open to the public and free of charge. College of Notre Dame is located at 4701 North Charles Street in Baltimore.

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