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Women, Media and the Gender Lens

The 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference at the University of New Haven, focusing on the theme of Women, Media and the Gender Lens, will bring together students, faculty, professionals and members of the community for a day-long exploration and discussion of women, media and communication. We will be talking to a wide range of female communications professionals, while taking a critical look at how women are represented, misrepresented or erased from the media.

The conference is designed to foster participation and connection, with break-out sessions and small group discussions in addition to our featured presentations.

Join us on March 31, 2017 for the University of New Haven’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference.

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Maria Hinojosa
Anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award winning show Latino USA on NPR, and anchor and Executive Producer of the PBS show America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa.
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Dynamic Speakers

Carolyn Brehm
Leads The Procter & Gamble Company’s team of government relations practitioners. She formed the global GR function for P&G in 2005 and is responsible for public policy and legislative advocacy.
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Patricia Russo
Executive Director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, a non-partisan, neutral political campaign training program for women interested in running for public office or campaign management.
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Registration for the conference is now open! Register for the Women’s Leadership Conference Here.

The panel will explore women in the media and what happens “When Women Speak Up”.
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Conference attendees will benefit from the expertise of women leaders from a variety of businesses, as they lead workshops designed to empower and excite.
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