Women in the Director’s Chair — A Panel Discussion

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018 • 5:30 pm
  • Armstrong Teasdale, 7700 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 1800

Thursday, May 3, 5:30 p.m.
Armstrong Teasdale, 7700 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 1800
5:30 p.m. Cocktails & Networking | 6:15 p.m. Panel & Program


Join us for a panel discussion featuring women who have taken on the director’s role in their career — whether in the theater, the C-Suite, or the board room. Learn more about how they have charted their career paths, the successes and challenges they’ve encountered, and how they encourage gender parity in their professions.

In addition to the panel discussion, attendees will enjoy a performance by one of opera’s rising stars, Briana Hunter, accompanied by Lachlan Glen.

Tickets are $20 per person. Call (314) 963-4222 or visit the website to order tickets today. Space is limited, so register now to save your spot!

Speaker: Patricia Racette
Internationally-acclaimed soprano who will make her directorial debut with Opera Theatre’s 2018 production of La traviata.<

Speaker: Mary Nelson
General counsel and chief legal officer of St. Louis Community College, with more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors.

Speaker: Joan Magruder
President of St. Louis Children’s Hospital and group president of BJC HealthCare.

Speaker: Pravina Pindoria
Co-founder and COO of Tallyfy, a workflow software that won a 2014 Arch Grant and has secured funding from some of the top Silicon Valley accelerators and investors.

Moderator: Adrienne Davis
Adrienne is William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law and Vice Provost at Washington University in St. Louis. Her scholarly work focuses on feminist theory, the economics of intimacy, and theories of justice and reparations. As Vice Provost, she works on faculty advancement and diversity, including leadership development.

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