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Simmons Leadership Conference announces speaker lineup


It's official! The Simmons Leadership Conference has announced the speaker lineup for this year's conference, which will be held April 26 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

Legendary fashion designer Donna Karan is headlining the conference, with additional keynote addresses from renowned business leader Anne Mulcahy, hospitality pioneer Marilyn Carlson Nelson, and award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa. Also expected to host a complimentary networking session is Simmons alumna, Jill Zarin, of Bravo TV's reality hit "The Real Housewives of New York City."

"Passion and Profession" is the focus of the 2011 conference. According to the press release:

"This year's speakers will explore the qualities of passion and tenacity that have led them to success and helped to make their organizations -- and the world -- a better place," said Conference Executive Director Joyce Kolligian.

The Simmons Leadership Conference is one of the premier women's leadership events in the country. The conference has previously welcomed such speakers as Madeleine Albright, Carly Fiorina, Toni Morrison, Queen Noor, Oprah Winfrey, and more.

For the complete list of speakers, program schedule, and to register, visit

You also can follow the Simmons Leadership Conference on Twitter @SimmonsConf and on Facebook.

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