8 September 2006
For Immediate Release
The Junior League of Boston
Tel: (617) 376-9162
Kirby Lunger to Speak at Babson College’s 2006 Women’s Leadership Conference
President of the Junior League of Boston Invited to Present at 9th Annual Women’s Conference
The Junior League of Boston (JLB) is proud to have Kirby Lunger, the President of the organization, join more than 50 women business leaders presenting at this year’s Women’s Leadership Conference on September 15, 2006.
Ms. Lunger is the President of the JLB, a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League of Boston is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary. The presidency is a 100% volunteer role, and the President is nominated and elected by members. Ms. Lunger is also Director of Business Development at Palladium Group, Inc., the leading management consulting and systems integration firm in the strategy execution and management field. She leads business development for the Financial & Business Services team for Palladium. Ms. Lunger also sits on the board of RESPOND, Inc., the second-oldest domestic violence agency in the U.S.
Ms. Lunger will join top business leaders including Carly Fiorina, former chairman and chief executive officer of global technology solutions provider Hewlett-Packard, and Addie Swartz, who created the Beacon Street Girls, offering a new, more positive world for preteen girls, will be among those presenting. Fiorina is author of the forthcoming Tough Choices: A Memoir, which all conference attendees will receive via mail following its October publication.
The Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College is organizing the 9th annual event. The conference will feature more than 50 entrepreneurs and corporate and not-for-profit women leaders who will share their expertise, captivating stories, and life lessons with more than 500 attendees at 18 panel and workshop learning sessions throughout the day. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and work with these women who have successfully made a difference in business.
Conference Registration: Friday, September 15, 2006; 8:30 am – 5:00 pm at the Richard W. Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, Wellesley, MA. For more information and to register visit: www.babson.edu/cwl/conference or call 781-239-5001.
About the Junior League of Boston
The Junior League of Boston was established in 1907 by women interested in educating young women in the social and industrial problems of the city. Among its achievements in the last 99 years, the JLB has produced a nationally recognized film for its contributions to public understanding of the mentally challenged; established the Good Grief program, which was turned over to the Boston University School of Medicine; and established WIRE, the Women’s Informational Referral and Educational Service. Today, the Junior League of Boston has 18 community projects focused on the Health and Education of Women and Children. Through these projects, the JLB collaborates with community partners such as Bridge Over Troubled Waters, the Department of Social Services, and The Boys & Girls Clubs. In 2004, JLB volunteers gave an estimated 14,000 hours of direct service to the greater Boston community.
The JLB is an organization of over 1,200 women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Boston is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. which includes nearly 300 Leagues in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and England.