Thu, May 19


UMLRI - NorthStar Campus

Women in Leadership: A Roundtable Discussion

Join us for a thought-provoking Round Table discussion over lunch to hear three fiery leaders share the challenges they faced as female executives and how they have blazed a trail in both leadership and innovation, followed by a lively interactive discussion.

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Women in Leadership: A Roundtable Discussion

Time & Location

May 19, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

UMLRI - NorthStar Campus , 55 Old Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773, USA

About the event

There is growing evidence that empowering women in both leadership and innovation can create positive disruption, strengthen teams, and increase the profitability of a business. Our three speakers, Julia Becker-Collins, COO Vision Advertising, Stephanie Cronin, Executive Director Middlesex 3 Coalition and Christine Schuster, President &CEO Emerson Hospital  will speak about their journeys to success as female executives and lead a round table discussion where you will be active participants.

Registration deadline: May 17, 5pm.

Julie Becker-Collins- Julia Becker Collins leads all aspects of Vision Advertising as the Chief Operating Officer. This is everything from managing day-to-day operations to talking marketing and business strategy with clients. Under her leadership the agency continues to grow. Julia joined Vision in 2016 as the Vice President of Marketing & Operations, with more than 12 years of experience in marketing and business, including non-profit and fundraising work, such as her work as Director of Marketing at Boston Color Graphics and being the Founding President (emeritus) & Co-Founder of the MetroWest Women’s Network, a group of ambitious local women that work together to meet their goals.

Julia holds an MPA from Framingham State University and a BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Stephanie Cronin- Stephanie Cronin is an experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the government relations industry. Skilled in Government, Event Management, Team Building, Fundraising, and Policy Analysis. Strong business development professional graduated from Indiana University Bloomington.

Christine Schuster- Christine Schuster has over 30 years of health care experience. Prior to joining Emerson in 2005, she served as president and CEO of Quincy Medical Center and previously Athol Memorial Hospital. She also served as chief operating officer of the Extended Care Division of Tenet Saint Vincent Healthcare System in Worcester and director of critical care at New England Deaconess Hospital. Early in her career, she was a health care consultant with Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. Schuster received her master’s in business administration, with honors, from the University of Chicago Booth Business School and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Boston University.


  • 20 minutes

    Open Networking and Lunch

  • 40 minutes


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