Charles Owen Verrill, jr.

Wiley Rein LLP  & 
Senior Lecturing Fellow, international Business Transactions

Duke University Law School

Professor Poonam Saxena 

Vice Chancellor 

National Law University 



Charles Kestenbaum 


B&K International Inc. &

Honorary Investment Counselor

Pakistan Board of Investment

Washington, DC

Thomas Gulledge 


Enterprise Integration, Inc. &

Professor Emeritus 

George Mason University

Alexandria, VA

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Pelerei, Inc

President & CEO
Comprehensive Women's
Health, inc

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The conference will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC- Silver Spring, MD

8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910​​

More information about the event can be found here

The registration types and fees can be found here

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Women's Leadership Conferences Speakers Include:

​​Dr. Lorenzo Cherubini


Faculty of Education

​Brock University

​Hamilton, Canada​​

Previously, Ken was SVP of Marketing and Director of Healthcare Policy for MedeAnalytics. For several years, he has written a column on health reform for hfm, the journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and he contributes content to numerous other publications. Ken holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from Stanford University and a master's in business administration with a concentration in finance from UCLA.

Associate Professor

College of Health & Human Science 

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA


Assistant Professor of Marketing and Director, BBA program 
Marymount University
Arlington, VA


Chief Economist & Senior Director Economic Development

The Asian Foundation, 

Bangkok, Thailand

Director of Research  

Defense Acquisition University & Award-Winning Authorof Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800.

Assistant Professor  

School of Public Health 

University of Maryland,

College Park, MD

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Executive Director 

Middle East & North Africa Consultants Association (MENACA) 

Washington, DC


Vice President

US-ASEAN Business Council- One of America's leading

experts on Malaysia 

and regional economic integration in Southeast Asia 


Polish-American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) &

Co-Founding Partner

​Fuksa Khorshid, LLC

Chicago, IL 

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5th Women's Leadership International Conference- Boston, MA  

Boston, September 18, 2015

The registration types and fees can be found here.

The Women's Leadership Conference Series are international forums on women's issues hosted by Advena World in major American cities (Previous WLCs: New York, NYWashington DC, Philadelphia, PA; Upcoming WLCs: Boston, MA

Orlando, FL). The 5th WLC- Boston. MA, will provide the ideal opportunity to meet successful women and present

your projects and experiences to experts in women's issues, leadership, business, entrepreneurship, finance, science, engineering and technology, research, healthcare, fashion, and entertainment. 

The theme of the Women's Leadership Conference series is "Career, Family, and Success- Having It All!"


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2013-2015 Honorary Guest & Theme Speakers


HealthTech'15 Keynote


SBMER'2015 Keynotes


Previous Honorary Guest Speakers 

Jeffrey A. Finkle

President & CEO
IEDC and 
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 


Entrepreneur, Technology & Healthcare Speaker 

Cognific- Behavioral Health Consulting and Online Resource

New York, NY

Chief Executive Officer

The Ladipo Group LLC

Philadelphia, PA

President & CEO  

True North Enterprise

CEO and Founder  

Win the Room

Founder- Clear Path
Executive Coaching


Social Sciences and Public Policy 2015 International Conference​ 

Dr. André de Waal is also guest lecturer at Vrije Univer-siteit Amsterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam, and visiting fellow at Cranfield University (United Kingdom).  As an independent boardroom advisor and researcher, Andre has advised over 200 global organizations on performance management and high performance issues. His consultations with his client companies and professional management associations span five continents with touch points in the USA, Europe, Asia and Africa. André has published over twenty-eight books and three hundred

articles. His articles have been published worldwide by British Academy of Management, Management Online Review, Business Strategy Series (Emerald),, and many more.​

André de Waal, MSc, MBA, Ph.D. 
Academic Director
HPO Center
Associate Professor of High Performance Organizations
Maastricht School of Management
​Maastricht, Netherlands

Both a scholar and practitioner in the field of entrepre-neurship, Dr. Deborah Osgood has been referred to as "the Oprah of small business development" by IBM and a "powehouse in strategic management" by Tuft University.​ As President and CEO of KISBD, Deborah provides innovative small business training and development solutions for corporate clients and public business assistance agencies, and hosts the Small Business Champions Network, a public service online resource community.

Dr. Deborah Osgood 
President and CEO
Knowledge Institute for Small Business Development (KISBD)
Exeter, NH, USA

Ken Perez
Vice President of Healthcare
Policy Omnicell,Inc. Advisor to CliniCast 
Mountain View, CA