Overcoming Career Roadblocks & Getting Ahead as a Modern-Day Female Leader – A Fireside Chat with Janet Hill ‘69
(Principal in Hill Family Advisors; corporate board member; former business owner) 


janet_hillFrom Wellesley College and the University of Chicago to running a successful consulting business, being special assistant to the Secretary of the Army, and now serving as a principal with Hill Family Advisors in Virginia and on multiple corporate and non-profit boards, Janet Hill '69 has had a very interesting and diverse career.  Come hear Janet discuss her career, lessons learned through triumphs and failure, and how women can better drive their own success. The fireside chat will be moderated by Fatimah Gilliam '96 (Founder & CEO of The Azara Group), and followed by Q&A from the audience.

Currently, Janet is a member of the corporate boards of Dean Foods, Inc., Carlyle Group, and Esquire Bank. She has non-profit board affiliations with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts appointed by President Obama and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. In addition, she is a former chairwoman of the Women's Campaign Fund, the only bi-partisan national PAC raising money for women running for federal, state, and local offices.

Since 2006, Janet has served on the Board of Trustees of Duke University, and is a past Vice President of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association. Her husband, Calvin, is a 14-year NFL veteran, and her son, Grant, is a 19-year NBA veteran and co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks.

This event is the NYWC’s third Power Player Series event and is a part of the club’s broader Wellesley@Work initiative. 

                                                                  Tuesday, March 26, 2019

                                                                       6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
                   (Please arrive between 15-30 minutes prior with government-issued ID to clear security.

                                                             153 East 53rd Street, 14th FL
                                                                     New York, NY 10022

                                                                     $20 NYWC Member
                                                                        $25 Non-Member
                                                             Click here to buy tickets!!!

As part of the NYWC’s Wellesley@Work (that features career events for Wellesley alumnae in the
New York Area), this series provides Wellesley women an opportunity to hear from senior
professionals – both male and female – who are top executives in their field and have reached great
success in business.
The Power Players Series features speakers from various industries who share career, leadership,
business, and management lessons from the C-Suite. Each event provides an opportunity for
Wellesley women to network across industries with fellow alumnae and a platform from which they
can proactively take charge of their professional future. The NYWC is excited to provide career
programming and Power Player events as part of the club’s broader Wellesley@Work initiative, and
looks forward to seeing growing participation from Wellesley alumnae.

If you have questions about the event or have trouble registering, please contact us at wcnewyork@wellesley.edu

Event Details


6:30PM - 9:00PM Tue 26 Mar 2019 ( Timezone: Eastern )


153 East 53rd Street 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022