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Maureen Chiquet + Vivian Diller

How are women perceived in the workplace?

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
7:00 PM–8:30 PM
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How are women perceived in the workplace? Former CEO of Chanel Maureen Chiquet sits down with psychologist Vivian Diller, Ph.D. to discuss the business leader’s rise through the ranks, obstacles she faced, and successes she achieved, while giving advice for future generations in the quest to break the glass ceiling.

A Female Empowerment tour will take place before this program, from 6:00 to 6:45pm.

A book signing featuring Maureen Chiquet and her book Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms and Vivian Diller’s Face It: What Women Really Feel As Their Looks Change, will take place after the program.

Brainwave is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

This program is sponsored by Eva and Yoel Haller and is presented with the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), New York Chapter.

About the Speakers

Maureen Chiquet began her career in marketing at L’Oreal Paris in 1985. She also worked at The Gap, helped launch Old Navy, and was president of Banana Republic before becoming COO and President of US operations of Chanel in 2003. In 2007 she became the first Global CEO of Chanel, where she oversaw the business grow three-fold. She left the company in 2016 to focus on writing, speaking, and developing new leadership initiatives. She is a trustee to the Yale Corporation and fellow of Yale University, where she graduated in 1985.She divides her time between Paris and New York. Her book Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms will be released in April, 2017.

Vivian Diller, PhD is a psychologist, consultant, and media expert. For over thirty years, she has been researching, writing, and speaking about psychological issues in contemporary culture. Before getting her doctorate, Dr. Diller was a professional dancer with the Cincinnati Ballet Company and a Wilhelmina model. She left the stage and fashion world to get her PhD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She interned at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, completed post-doctoral training at NYU and now has an active practice in New York City working with individuals, couples, and families. Her book, Face It: What Women Really Feel As Their Looks Change, in paperback and translated into seven languages, has been described on the Today Show as “a smart book for smart women.”



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