As we wrote last month, FORTUNE Magazine recently named Hearsay Social’s co-founder and CEO Clara Shih one of the Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2011.
Though that would have been honor enough, Clara was also invited to join fellow woman entrepreneurs, other successful women in business, and legendary investor Warren Buffett for an evening centered exclusively on women rising in the corporate world. Clara even sat at the head table with Buffett and other business luminaries, where she saw firsthand the investor’s well-known love of burgers, fries, and Cherry Coke. (Buffett opted for that favorite meal of his instead of the planned main course: mushroom risotto, halibut, and Burgundy wine.)
Above: Shih, flanked by Warren Buffett and Susan A. Buffett, his daughter.
Below: Shih and other Summit attendees watch Rosanne Cash perform.
In spite of some stormy weather, the event was incredible and inspiring, with influential women dominating the stage. Presenters included the likes of Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Marissa Mayer (Google), Arianna Huffington (The Huffington Post), and Tyra Banks.
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images courtesy of Fortune Live Media.