Author to deliver special lectures to Cottey students

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Noted author, businesswomen, and leader, Susan Bulkeley Butler, will be on campus at Cottey College, Feb.19-20, to serve as a leader-in-residence. While on campus, Bulkeley Butler will speak to classes in marketing, women's studies, leadership development, and social justice and civic engagement.

Bulkeley Butler is the CEO of The Susan Bulkeley Butler Institute for the Development of Women Leaders and the author of "Become the CEO of You, Inc.: A Pioneering Executive Shares Her Secrets for Career Success."

Prior to founding the Institute, Bulkeley Butler established herself as an accomplished business leader who shaped her career at Accenture, the world's leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organization. She joined Arthur Andersen & Co. as its first professional female employee in 1965, and 14 years later, was named the first female partner of its consulting organization, Andersen Consulting, now known as Accenture. Before her retirement in 2002, Bulkeley Butler was the nanaging partner for Accenture's Office of the CEO for Chairman & CEO Joe W. Forehand. Bulkeley Butler served on Accenture's executive committee, the company's principal advisory and strategy-setting committee, and as president of the Accenture Foundation.

To learn more about Susan Bulkeley Butler, visit her Web site at

For more information, contact the George and Helen Washburn Center for Women's Leadership at (417) 667-8181, ext. 2204.

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