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Queen Latifah Speaks at Simmons School of Management Leadership Conference

April 17, 2007 by  
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( Rapper/actress 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. offers additional information on leading Master in Business Management programs.

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.

By Chris Richburg

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