Break the Mould: Leading through Crisis with Erika James, Dean of The Wharton School
Dean, author, award-winning educator, organizational psychologist. Dean Erika James will discuss the attitude and teamwork essential to lead through crisis.

Hear her perspective from the frontlines of academia on the importance of advancing women in business. Take note of what she has learned about education in a virtual mode, and how that relates to the business environment.

Please email your questions to philadelphia@100women.org by Friday, May 21, 2021 or you may submit them during the webinar.

Break the Mould
This webinar is part of 100 Women in Finance’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and the special 20th Anniversary Break the Mould series of events. These programmes highlight the extraordinary accomplishments of personalities beyond the field of finance. In candid conversations, speakers reflect on aspects of leadership, resilience, role models, navigating challenges and taking opportunities throughout their careers. 100WF members and invited guests will learn from these exceptional individuals, from the arts, science, education, sports, activism, who will share their experiences as pioneers, innovators, disrupters, leaders and noteworthy in their respective fields.

Produced by the 100WF Philadelphia Committee.
25 May 2021
02:30 PM N. America West Coast
05:30 PM N. America East Coast
The program will begin promptly.
Mimi Drake
Permit Capital Advisors, LLC

Erika James
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Hannah Gillean
Hamilton Lane
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Mimi Drake
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Permit Capital Advisors, LLC

Mimi Drake serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Permit Capital Advisors, LLC. She is responsible for the business functions of the firm, and she contributes to the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities. For six years prior to joining Permit Capital Advisors, LLC, Mimi served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Defiance Asset Management, LLC. Earlier in her career, she spent five years at Miller Anderson & Sherrerd/ Morgan Stanley Institutional Asset Management, where she worked on both the marketing/client service and portfolio management sides of the business. Mimi received her M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and her B.A. in Economics from Trinity College (cum laude) in 1990. She attended Harvard University's Radcliffe Publishing Course in 1990 and spent three years in magazine publishing prior to Wharton. Mimi serves on the Board of Trustees at The Shipley School and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, the Corporate Boards of Hudson Global, Inc. (HSON), Verus LLC and the Advisory Board of Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty. She is also a Chairman Emerita of the Board of Directors of the 100 Women in Finance Association and Foundation (a global organization with over 20,000 members). Mimi also serves as a panelist for Wharton’s Advanced Management Program’s Social Entrepreneurship Class.

Erika James
Dean, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Erika H. James became the dean of the Wharton School on July 1, 2020. Trained as an organizational psychologist, Dean James is a leading expert on crisis leadership, workplace diversity and management strategy. Prior to her appointment at Wharton, Dean James was the John H. Harland Dean at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School from 2014 to 2020. An award-winning educator, accomplished consultant and researcher, she is the first woman and first person of color to be appointed dean in Wharton’s 139-year history. As such she has paved the way for women in leadership both in education and corporate America. Dean James has been instrumental in developing groundbreaking executive education programs, including the Women’s Leadership program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School. Known internationally, Dean James was named as one of the “Top 10 Women of Power in Education” by Black Enterprise and as one of the “Power 100” by Ebony. She has been quoted as an expert thought leader by the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, CNN.com and numerous other media outlets. In addition to her academic responsibilities, Dean James is a board member of SurveyMonkey, a California-based market research and customer-experience company, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) and several organizations that align with her passion for education and advancing women in business. She is also a board member of Save the Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children through better education, health care and economic opportunities. Dean James holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges in California.

Hannah Gillean
Director, Hamilton Lane

Hannah Gillean is a Director for Cobalt LP, Hamilton Lane’s proprietary private markets data and analytics software. She works with Hamilton Lane’s global business development team to educate investors on the importance of leveraging technology in the private markets to make data driven decision making less administratively intensive. Hannah sits on the Executive Board of Directors as Treasurer & Investment Committee for the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation that supports teaching artists in Philadelphia. Hannah is also part of the founding group for the Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Women in Finance.
100WF's 20th Anniversary
Throughout 2021, 100 Women in Finance will celebrate its twentieth year of operations with special events and recognition of the member volunteers who have built 100WF into today’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the global finance industry. Since its founding in 2001, 100WF’s pillars of Education, Peer Engagement and Impact have established a foundation of purpose, achievement and confidence that will guide the organization's future growth and focus on attaining its 30x40 Vision in the next twenty years.

100 Women in Finance
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