Cornell University

Coffee Chat with Beth Keck, Senior Director of Walmart's Global Women's Economic Empowerment

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 2:45pm to 4:00pm

Sage Hall, 144
Johnson Graduate School-Management, 106 Sage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-6201, USA

Please join the Sustainable Global Enterprise Club for a coffee chat with Beth Keck, Senior Director of Walmart's Global Women's Econoimc Empowerment. Beth oversees Walmart’s commitment to train one million women. Through its Global Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative, Walmart has set goals and is taking practical steps to help change the lives of countless women around the world. Previously she led the company’s sustainable agriculture strategy and corporate affairs for international market entry. Before Walmart she was based in China as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration senior representative and Boeing’s air traffic management vice president of business development. She co-chairs the World Economic Forum New Vision for Agriculture Project Board, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, National Committee on US-China Relations, the Arkansas World Trade Center Board of Advisors and the Bentonville Noon Rotary Club. Beth has a master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and bachelor of journalism degree from The University of Missouri School of Journalism. Walmart operates more than 10,000 retail units in 27 countries and has revenue of more than $466 billion annually.

Open to the graduate community and funded in part by the GPSAFC.




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Linley Kirkwood

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(206) 349-1278


Beth Keck

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