Panel Discussion on Women in Business Hosted by Saint Vincent College

Saint Vincent College is hosting a free presentation on women’s issues in business on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Robert S. Carey Student Center lounge. The event, which takes place in honor of International Women’s History Month, is open to everyone and there is no need for advance registration to attend.

The panel discussion will feature four accomplished women, including Abby Geisel, a Saint Vincent alumna and manager of video and email experience at FedEx. Taleesha Johnson, another alumna, is the co-owner of Picturesque PGH, a photo booth company. Victoria Piekut Bobak, the CEO and co-founder of Wight Elephant Boutique, and Laurie Havrisko, the assistant to the superintendent for student services at Greater Latrobe School District, will also be part of the panel.

Abby Geisel has over a decade of experience in marketing and communications and participated in the 2021 International Women’s Forum Global Conference. Taleesha Johnson is actively involved in supporting the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program and is a member of the Saint Vincent College Alumni Council. Victoria Piekut Bobak started her clothing store in her college apartment and has achieved $2 million in sales by 2023. Laurie Havrisko has worked in public education for 17 years and is currently pursuing a doctorate in community engagement.

Jeff Himler from TribLive will be covering this event as he reports on news related to Greater Latrobe, Ligonier Valley, Mt. Pleasant Area

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