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Gonzaga Presents Women’s Leadership Conference May 19 in Seattle

Posted on April 26, 2017 in: Events, gender studies, Spotlight, women

Second Annual ‘Women Lead Seattle’

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University presents the second annual Women Lead Seattle, a leadership conference designed to educate and empower women personally and professionally, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, May 19, at the Bell Harbor Conference Center. To register, visit:

Caroline Simard, Ph.D., senior director of research at Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, will open the conference with a keynote address regarding the latest research in gender equity studies. Lisa Fortier, head coach of the Gonzaga women’s basketball team, will discuss, “Being a Successful Woman in a Male-Dominated Industry.”

The conference consists of skill-building workshops and panels including “Empowering Leadership: Coaching Skills that Inspire Others to Succeed,” “Emotional Intelligence and Career Advancement,” and “Managing Your Career: Where Branding and Emotional Intelligence Intersect.”

Cost is $149 until May 12 and includes two continuing education credits and meals. After May 12, registration increases to $179. For more information, visit or call Sherri Lynch at (509) 313-3684.

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