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Jacobson to Take Part in Panel Session Focused on Women in Business

January 29, 2015
CHICAGO – What challenges do women in the workplace face? What are the positive and negative aspects of being a woman in your field? What skills are needed for success? A panel session at the upcoming Lake Forest College Women in Biz meeting will explore the responses to these thought-provoking questions on February 10 in Lake Forest, Ill.

Abbe Sodikoff, senior vice president and health sales manager of The Jacobson Group, will join a group of local businesswomen as they discuss their career paths and tips for success. The panelists joining Sodikoff include Jessica Coleman, vice president of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Management Division; Katherine Smith Dedrick, partner for Risk Worldwide; Catherine Driscoll, president of RED Communications LLC; Claudia Johnson, president of PINP Inc.; Danielle Natonson, managing director for Cardinal Investment Advisors; Kate Sackman, president and founder of EcoMyths; and Catherine Sazdanoff, vice president of business development for Takeda Pharmaceuticals International.

“The number of young women entering the world of economics, finance and business is on the rise,” said Sodikoff. “It is important that we share our insights and wisdom to assist these bright young professionals in pursuing their career goals.”

As senior vice president and health sales manager of Jacobson, Sodikoff provides leadership to the firm’s project solutions and subject matter experts health services team.

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