Program aims to help women in the workplace

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Is there a way to turn a setback in your career into success?

Close to 200 local women in business explored that question during a seminar sponsored by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. The program, “Power up: turning setbacks into successes,” was designed to help women overcome obstacles they may encounter in the workplace.

Maureen Hurley, executive vice president at Rich Products, delivered the keynote address highlighting some of her own experiences.

News 4’s Jacquie Walker served as moderator during a lively discussion with the audience and a panel of local business people. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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