The Outdoor Industry Women's Council will hold is semi-annual gathering at the Outdoor Retailer show on Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m at the Abravnel Hall, 123 West South Temple, next to the Convention Center. As a part of the networking reception, a panel of industry leaders will also explore the current state of affairs of women in senior management in the outdoor industry. Panelists are Kathy Murphy, general manger of Tubbs Snowshoe Co; Lindsey Hayes, general manger, Nike ACG Europe; Maile Buker, director of marketing, Black Diamond; and Dennis Madsen, CEO, REI. This panel discussion will initiate an ongoing "chat room" on the topic of women in management in the outdoor industry on the OIWC website, www.oiwc.org. Thorlos is the gathering sponsor and will provide a sample of the new women's light hiker socks to attendees.
Did you hear?... Standing-room-only at Outdoor Industry Women's Council annual gathering
The Outdoor Industry Women's Council annual summer gathering attracted a standing-room-only crowd of 110-plus at the Outdoor Retailer show to listen to a panel discussing the situation of women's employment in the industry. The gathering was kicked off with president Neide Cooley ...read more