SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boilerplate, second sentence of release should read: Originally founded by Ivy League universities in 1978, NAWMBA has expanded nationwide with today 14 professional and 44 student chapters around the United States (instead of ...41 professional and 14 student chapters...).
The corrected release reads:
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN MBAS NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) has announced that its Board of Directors appointed Virginia W. Myers to be its Executive Director. Myers, who has a background in business development, finance and marketing, previously served as a member of the Board of Directors.
Since her involvement with NAWMBA, Myers has been instrumental in recruiting several executives to board roles. She also has leveraged technology and social media more aggressively on behalf of NAWMBA and plans to continue this trajectory in her new role.
“I’m excited for this opportunity to serve as the new Executive Director, and look forward to working with NAWMBA’s diverse Board of Directors as well as our student and professional members to take NAWMBA to the next level,” Myers said. “As an action-oriented leader, I plan to harness this energy to bring some of our visions for this great organization to life.”
Most recently, Myers operated her own international business strategy consulting firm. In previous roles, she has served as a vice president in a real estate investment banking firm and as director of marketing for a financial services organization. In addition, she has experience in development and event planning.
A 2011 graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Myers also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Master of Teaching from the University of Virginia.
About the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA)
The National Association of Women MBAs is a not-for-profit organization funded through the generous contributions of corporate sponsors, our partners, and student and professional members. Originally founded by Ivy League universities in 1978, NAWMBA has expanded nationwide with today 14 professional and 44 student chapters around the United States. NAWMBA hosts the popular Annual Leadership Conference and Career Fair each fall, enabling organizations, universities, and members to advance their skills, recruit, connect and network. For more information about NAWMBA and its “Empowering Women in Business” mission, go to mbawomen.org.