By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Opportunities for women in the business-related disciplines of finance, entrepreneurship and management information systems will be the focus of a professional panel discussion, 5–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Todd 276 on the WSU Pullman campus. A reception will follow in Todd 268.

The WSU Carson College of Business invites the public and students in all majors to hear top female executives from leading enterprises discuss the best opportunities for jobs and advancement and share their experiences in these fields in which women have been historically underrepresented.

Presenters will include:

  • Laurie Bishop, chief financial officer, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants.
  • Lindsay Crossler (’01), senior engineering manager, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
  • Shannon Flynn (’95), director of human resources for global operations, Fluke Corporation
  • Diane Fraiman, partner, Voyager
  • Niki Koubourlis (’03), founder and CEO, Bold BettiesTM.
  • Stacee Kratovil (’11), vice president, private wealth associate advisor, U.S. Bank.
  • Kaycee Krebs (’07), partner and lead advisor, Brighton Jones.
  • Nicole Weynands (’01), project manager within the Communications & IT Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Kratovil will moderate the panel, which is hosted by the Carson College of Business Departments of Finance and Management Science; Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship; and the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

For more information, contact David Whidbee, chair and professor of finance, WSU Carson College of Business, 509‑335‑8727,