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Tuesday: Lunch With Cathie Black

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This Tuesday, December 4, ASME is sponsoring a lunch with Hearst Magazines president Cathie Black and editorial director Ellen Levine from 12pm-2pm at San Domenico restaurant (240 Central Park South).

Here’s the word from ASME:

Please join us on December 4 when Ellen Levine will have a one-on-one talk with Cathie Black who will share her thoughts about the essential elements of success for women (and men) anywhere on the corporate ladder; her personal stories about media giants like Rupert Murdoch, Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Francis Ford Coppola, Harvey Weinstein, and Al Neuharth; and the steps (and missteps) that led her to the top. Basic Black, which debuted October 23rd, reached No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal Business Books list (Nov. 6, 2007) and No. 3 on the New York Times Business Books List (Nov. 11, 2007).

Admission is $140 per person ($115 for ASME members; $75 for ASME associate members).

Registration forms may be faxed to (212) 906-0128.

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