On the evening of September 13th, Oliver Wyman and BMO Capital Markets will gather the leading women in the education sector – leaders of education businesses and leading investors in education – to network and exchange ideas at the inaugural “Women in Education” dinner at Gabriel Kreuther in New York. The dinner will follow the day’s activities at the annual BMO Capital Markets “Back to School Event,” the longest-running institutional investor conference dedicated to the education and information sector.
According to Vanessa Webb, Partner, Oliver Wyman and Co-Host of the event, “We saw a unique opportunity to create an event that brought together some incredibly talented executives that are leading in the education sector. We wanted to give them an opportunity to build relationships and share ideas and experiences.”
The invitation-only dinner will bring together senior executives from nearly 40 companies. Among them are 22 C-level executives (including 12 CEOs), representing more than $11 billion in enterprise value.
One of the CEOs in attendance, Denis Gallucci, CEO GEMS Education America, underscores the importance of this first of its kind event: “Forums like this convene the finest minds in education from across the learning and talent spectrum to brainstorm ideas, catalyze innovation, and drive advancement in teaching and learning. This forum provides a platform for the intersection of business and education where educator-tested strategies come together with proven cutting-edge growth tactics to solve and drive forward some of the biggest issues facing education… because education is serious business.”