Our Program

Women's Leadership Conference

March 31, 2017

University of New Haven Campus, West Haven, CT

Women, Media and the Gender Lens

Time

Event

7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast      (Dodds Hall Atrium)
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome / Opening of Conference      (Bucknall Theater, Dodds Hall)

  • Lourdes Alvarez, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Haven
  • Julie Fritz, Senior Vice President and Connecticut Business Banking Manager, Wells Fargo
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Featured Speaker Patricia Russo: A Call to Action
(Bucknall Theater, Dodds Hall)
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Featured Speaker Carolyn Brehm: Tackling Gender Bias: Changing Perceptions through the Power of Advertising
(Bucknall Theater, Dodds Hall)
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Panel: When Women Speak Up      (Bucknall Theater, Dodds Hall)

  • Dr. Khalilah Brown-Dean, Associate Professor of Political Science, Quinnipiac University 
  • Phoebe Sweet, Vice President, Summers Strategies
  • Dr. Donnetrice Allison, Associate Professor of Communication and African American Studies, Stockton University
  • Ann Nyberg, WTNH-TV Anchor/Reporter
  • Susan Campbell, Distinguished Lecturer, University of New Haven and Columnist, Hartford Courant
11:15 – 12:15 p.m. Workshops I

  • Building Your Personal Brand (Dodds Hall, Bucknall Theater)
  • Finding Your Voice, Making it Matter (Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge)
  • The Power of Storytelling (Bartels Hall, Alumni Annex)
  • Do You Have the DNA of an Entrepreneur? (Buckman Hall, Room 331)
  • Managing Conflict and Confrontation (Bartels Hall, Student Dining Room)
  • The Role of Social Media in Business (Dodds Hall, Room 204)
  • What is My Space Saying to Me? (Kaplan Hall, Room 101)
  • Hear Me Out: Communicating with Confidence (Bartels Hall, Moulton Lounge)
  • Plan to be Prepared for your Financial Future (Maxcy Hall, Room 124)
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch     (David A. Beckerman Recreation Center)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Workshops II

  • Building Your Personal Brand (Dodds Hall, Bucknall Theater)
  • Finding Your Voice, Making it Matter (Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge)
  • The Power of Storytelling (Bartels Hall, Alumni Annex)
  • Do You Have the DNA of an Entrepreneur? (Buckman Hall, Room 331)
  • Managing Conflict and Confrontation (Bartels Hall, Student Dining Room)
  • The Role of Social Media in Business (Dodds Hall, Room 204)
  • What is My Space Saying to Me? (Kaplan Hall, Room 101)
  • Hear Me Out: Communicating with Confidence (Bartels Hall, Moulton Lounge)
  • Plan to be Prepared for your Financial Future (Maxcy Hall, Room 203)
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker Maria Hinojosa: Raising our voices, Telling our stories, Claiming our power

(Bucknall Theater, Dodds Hall)

3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Happy Hour      (Dodds Hall Atrium)