Women in Leadership Forum: "Getting to the Top at the Pentagon"


Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In the first event of this year’s Forum, Notre Dame welcomes the Honorable Michèle Flournoy, the highest ranking civilian woman in Pentagon history, and General Ann Dunwoody, the first woman to achieve the rank of four-star general. In a conversation moderated by Anne Thompson of NBC News, and titled “Getting to the Top at the Pentagon,” Flournoy and Dunwoody will share their experiences as leaders, as well as their insights about the challenges facing the Pentagon and the United States today.

This is a free-but-ticketed event. Up to two tickets may be reserved by members of the Notre Dame community by calling or visiting the DeBartolo Ticket Office during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, Noon-6 pm, 574-631-2800) or online at Preferred seating is available for students.

Beginning September 11, the general public may reserve up to two tickets.

To guarantee a reservation, please pick-up your Will Call tickets at the DeBartolo Ticket Office at least 15 minutes before the event. In the event of a sell out, unclaimed will call tickets will be used to seat patrons on the waiting list.

The theme of the 2013-14 Notre Dame Forum is Women in Leadership. Over the course of this academic year, there will be a number of Forum events designed to spotlight the extraordinary contributions and achievements of women across a range of fields, creating opportunities for the Notre Dame community to learn about these fields from the personal accounts of women who have risen to the top of their professions. In doing so, we hope to also foster campus dialogue about the barriers and benefits to women’s advancement in this nation and globally, and to encourage reflection on principles of justice and equality, values essential to society’s flourishing.