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Career Maximization in a Turbulent Environment -  Carla Harris, Morgan Stanley

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This is a ZOOM webinar event!

The professional environment has certainly changed in the last eighteen months. Let's discuss how to maximize your career success in a turbulent and evolving environment.

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Carla Harris
Vice Chairman, Managing Director

Morgan Stanley

Carla Harris is a Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. She is responsible for increasing client connectivity and penetration to enhance revenue generation across the firm. She formerly headed the Emerging Manager Platform, the equity capital markets effort for the consumer and retail industries and was responsible for Equity Private Placements. In her 30 year career, Ms. Harris has had extensive industry experiences in the technology, media, retail, telecommunications, transportation, industrial, and healthcare sectors. In August 2013, Carla Harris was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women's Business Council.

For more than a decade, Ms. Harris was a senior member of the equity syndicate desk and executed such transactions as initial public offerings for UPS, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Ariba Redback, the General Motors sub-IPO of Delphi Automotive, and the 3.2 Billion common stock transactions for Immunex Corporation, one of the largest biotechnology common stock transactions in US history. Ms. Harris was named to Fortune Magazine's list of "The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America", Fortune's Most Influential List, US Bankers Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance (2209, 2010, 2011), Black Enterprise's Top 75 Most Powerful Women in Business (2017), and "Top 75 African Americans on Wall Street", and to Essence Magazine's list of "The 50 Women Who are Shaping the World", Ebony's list of the Power 100 and "15 Corporate Women at the Top" and was named "Woman of the Year 2004" by the Harvard Black Men's Forum and in 2011 by the Yale Black Men's Forum.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Carla received an MBA, Second Year Honors from Harvard Business School and an AB in economics from Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude. Carla has also received Honorary Doctorates of Laws, Humanities and Business from Marymount Manhattan College, Bloomfield College, Converse College, Jacksonville University, Simmons College, the College of New Rochelle, St Thomas Aquinas College, Babson College and Fisk University, Wake Forest University and Felician University respectively. Carla Harris is actively involved in her community and heartily believes that "we are blessed so that we can be a blessing to someone else."

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12/1/2021 12:00 PM

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12/1/2021 1:00 PM





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Join Carla Harris from Morgan Stanley as she discusses how the professional environment has certainly changed in the last eighteen months. Let's discuss how to maximize your career success in a turbulent and evolving environment.


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