'Relocating to China? Don't forget the children'
Elizabeth Sawyer - Bennett School Placement Worldwide
Raised in England and Ireland until the age of 12, Elizabeth Sawyer is an international hybrid like many of the students she has served since joining Bennett Schoolplacement Worldwide. She brings over a decade of teaching experience in three languages to her work at Bennett where she was a consultant of all trades, working with families moving internationally and into/within the US, prior to assuming leadership of the company in 2009. As CEO of Bennett, Elizabeth guides the company’s relationship with its corporate clients, oversees a team of 20 consultants, and continues to work directly with relocating families.
Before joining Bennett, Elizabeth taught English and French literature at the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, PA and at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia; she has also taught Spanish at the elementary level, ESL to adults, and has worked as a private tutor and a freelance writer
Elizabeth is a graduate of the Northfield Mount Hermon School and earned her BA at Williams College and her MA at Villanova University. She also spent a year studying French literature at the Sorbonne and International Politics at the Institute of Political Science in Paris. Elizabeth is a member of SHRM, ERC and DVRC and earned professional membership in IECA, the Independent Education Consultants Association. She also serves on the board of The Montessori School in Dresher, PA.
Laura Levenson - Weichert Workforce Mobility
Laura Levenson is Director of Consulting Services, Global Practice Lead with Weichert. In this capacity, she leverages over twenty years of global workforce mobility experience to bring clarity to clients’ most pressing talent deployment challenges and help them build stronger, more cost-effective programs.
Laura has spent her entire professional career in global workforce mobility and assignment management consulting with special focus on outsourcing, cost reduction, change management, cross-cultural training, program implementation and global tax and compensation. Prior to joining Weichert Workforce Mobility, she held such roles as Senior Manager at KPMG, where she helped Fortune 500 companies create and maintain stronger international assignment policies, and Director of Global Account Management at Hewitt and Cartus, where she focused on new client implementations, HR transformation initiatives, and tri-regional service delivery models.
She has complemented her professional endeavors by living the expatriate experience first-hand, studying and working abroad in the UK and China.
12:00PM - 3:00PM
November 19, 2014
Montgomery Room, Suite 700
200 South Broad Street
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