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May 3

Inclusive Impact Day: Women Thriving in Male-Dominated Industries

This event is part of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion series.

Delivery Method: In Person


Gerri C. LeBow Hall
DiPiero Grand Meeting Room and Rose Terrace
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Join Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business for the second annual Inclusive Impact Day, Women Thriving in Male-Dominated Industries, with the support of Donald Braun ‘84 of Bernstein Private Wealth Management. Drexel LeBow is deeply committed to advancing and creating engaging opportunities for women to excel in business. This year’s Inclusive Impact Day is an opportunity for women to come together to share their expertise and experiences, and to empower our community, students and alumni with the confidence to succeed in a global workforce.

The event will feature keynote speakers Diane DeCesare ’85 , tax partner, Armanino LLP; and Jane Scaccetti, bio ambassador to Armanino LLP, at lunch.

There will be a 9 a.m. panel session followed by workshops on Negotiating Skills for Women, and Imposter Syndrome. A UG student case competition will follow lunch, and the day will be closed with a wine and cheese reception hosted by Donald Braun.

Event Schedule

8:30–9 a.m. Arrival, registration and breakfast
9–10 a.m. Welcome and Panel Discussion moderated by Donald Braun ’84, Bernstein Private Wealth Management

  • Jennifer Hofer Jeffrey, architect/owner, Space is Obsolete and Drexel adjunct professor, architecture
  • Schuyler Simms, accounting/PCAOB
  • Dr. Sharon Walker, dean, Drexel College of Engineering
  • Ricki Lang, Women in Cable, Media and Technology

10:10–11 a.m. Workshop 1 — Negotiating Skills for Women with Jonathan Ziegert, PhD, department head and professor, management
11:10 a.m.–12 p.m. Workshop 2 — Imposter Syndrome with Bernetta Millonde, executive director, Drexel’s Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship
12–12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch continued and Keynote Speakers in directors’ dialogue style with Diane DeCesare ’85 , tax partner, Armanino LLP; and Jane Scaccetti, bio ambassador to Armanino LLP; moderated by James Thompson, senior vice president and head of diverse and multicultural wealth segments, Bernstein Private Wealth Management
1:45–2:45 p.m. Case Competition
3–4 p.m. Networking reception
4–6 p.m. Wine and cheese reception, including announcement of the case competition winners and recognition of Donald Braun

The entire day of programming, including meals and the reception is free thanks to the largesse of Donald Braun ’84 of Bernstein Private Wealth Management.

A professional headshot of Jane Scaccetti.

Bio Ambassador, Armanino LLP

Jane Scaccetti, CPA, MT, PFS, started her career at Laventhol & Horwath, where she was the first woman tax partner at an international firm in Philadelphia.

DeCarse Headshot

Tax Partner, Armanino LLP

A mergers and acquisitions expert, Diane DeCesare, CPA, MT, is a tax practitioner with an extensive background in business, accounting and financial planning.


Business Community




Decision Sciences and MIS
Business Analytics
Management Information Systems
Operations Management
Operations Research
Productions Operations Management
Real Estate
International Business
General Business
Legal Studies
Strategy and Technology Innovation Management
Organizational Behavior
Have Questions?

Trina Larsen Andras, PhD

Assistant Dean of DEI and Sustainability

(215) 895-4995

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