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Bubbles, bites and bits of wisdom

How women can leverage networking to build relationships


Join RSM’s STAR network; Susan Freeman, CEO and founder of Freeman Means Business; and Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate, to hear how we can create equity in the workplace, harness the power of networking to build relationships and learn how women in business can communicate effectively with the world.


Join us for an evening of bubbles, bites and bits of wisdom:

  • 5:30–5:45 p.m. – Arrival and registration  
  • 5:45–6 p.m. – Introductory remarks with Catherine Del Re, RSM, and Susan Freeman
  • 6–6:30 p.m. – Fireside chat with Kristy Wallace on the power of networking
  • 6:30–7 p.m. – Relationship-building workshop led by Susan Freeman
  • 7–8:30 p.m. – Networking with food and wine pairings

About Kristy Wallace

Kristy Wallace is the CEO of Ellevate Network, and is responsible for executing Ellevate Network’s mission of changing the culture of business from the inside out by providing professional women with a supportive community to lean on and learn from. She directs Ellevate’s staff, is responsible for business growth and strategy, and works closely with Ellevate's chapter leaders, business partners and champions to further Ellevate's impact.

Kristy is host of the Ellevate Podcast: Conversations with Women Changing the Face of Business, and is also a regular speaker and thought leader on leadership, diversity, social entrepreneurship, networking and entrepreneurialism. Most recently, Kristy was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the New York Business Journal

About Susan Freeman

Susan has worked with some of the most prestigious law firms and financial services institutions in the world. Susan is the co-author of the book, The Ultimate Women Associates’ Law Firm Marketing Checklist. She has been published in California Lawyers Association and “The Art & Science of Persuasion” for “Legal Business World.” Susan has been a podcast guest on many shows, including Scott Love’s “Partner Podcast,” Good2bSocial’s “Legal Marketing 2.0” and the “Ellevate Podcast.” Susan also published an article in Rainmaker VT, “Good Questions Are More Powerful Than Any Answers.”

About STAR
This workshop is hosted by RSM’s STAR network which promotes stewardship, teamwork, advancement and retention of women. The STAR network connects employees and members of our business community interested in leadership issues. It also identifies and works with high potential, high-performing women to ensure career success.


Event details

Who should attend
Female business leaders looking to build their communication skills and their professional networks

Date and time
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

4 Times Square, 151 W. 42nd St.
19th Floor
New York, NY 10036

CPE credit


More information
Email Sophie Schamp or call +1 212 372 1074