Pat Alea is co-founder and moderator of the Women’s Executive Leadership Summit, now in its 8th year at the Center for Advanced Studies in Business at UW – Madison’s School of Business. Over the past 8 years, Pat has gained significant insights from the remarkable women and men who are leading change within their corporate cultures. Pat is a frequent speaker and advisor to executives in key leadership positions in business, education and government on aligning career and organizational success for themselves and those they lead. Co-author of The Best Work of Your Life (Penguin Putnam 1998), Pat has maintained an active commitment to improving the status of women in the workplace and beyond throughout her career. She previously chaired Wisconsin Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton’s Corporate Advisory Board, and she has co-hosted a regular segment on Wisconsin Public Radio for 7 years called "Careertalk." Learn more at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/pat-alea/1/50/315.