On Wednesday, February 24th, IIBN-NY Celebrated the official launch of its Leadership & Executive Acceleration Program (“LEAP”) program with a panel discussion and cocktails at the Möet Hennessy USA Headquarters.  LEAP is a high-impact development program for women who will gain access to the tools, insights, mentors, and role models necessary to achieve their goals and accelerate their careers, and is sponsored by the Irish Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs. 

The program will support women professionals, at various stages of their careers, interested in being part of the development of the next generation of Irish women business leaders. Consular General Barbara Jones addressed the attendees, and a panel discussion was moderated by IIBN-NY Co-Chair Susan O’ Brien.

The panelists included the following executives and professionals:  Deborah Larrison, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch; Nancy Wolff, Partner, CDAS; Tiffany Sen, Director, Purchasing & Development, Möet Hennessy USA; Alexa Pappas, Managing Director & Global Head of Employment Law, Morgan Stanley.  The panelists shared their insights on management, leadership, and success.