Tuesday, October 4, 2011
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin will attend the 13th annual Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, CA from October 4-5.
The summit is a three-day event sponsored by Fortune that includes seminars, workshops and lectures with other women leaders in business, government, academia, philanthropy and the arts. While in attendance, Governor Fallin will join former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm in a panel discussion on Wednesday titled, “Governing in the Age of Austerity.” Fortune’s Nina Easton will serve as the discussion moderator.
“The Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit features a dynamic and diverse group of female leaders in business, public service, media and more,” Fallin said. “I’m looking forward to representing the great state of Oklahoma and sharing our story with some of the most influential people in the world. This is a unique opportunity for me to market our state as a great place to do business and to raise a family.”
Other panelists and speakers include Global Health Corps Co-founder and CEO Barbara Bush, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman and CEO Warren Buffet, Walmart Executive Vice President Rosalind Brewer, AOL Huffington Post Media Group President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman, actor/producer Glenn Close and many more.