Mount Holyoke to Host Panel on Gender Equity in the Workplace

Monday, March 27, 2000 - 12:00

For immediate release
March 27, 2000


MOUNT HOLYOKE TO HOST PANEL ON GENDER EQUITY IN THE WORKPLACE

SOUTH HADLEY, Massachusetts-- The Weissman Center for Leadership at Mount Holyoke College will host a panel discussion on issues of gender equity in the workplace on Wednesday evening, April 12. The discussion, "Equality in the Workplace? Insiders Report from the Field," will be free and open to the public and will begin at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium, a handicapped accessible auditorium in the College's Art Museum. Panelist will include Shirley Wilcher, MHC '73, deputy assistant secretary for the US Department of Labor; Ann Foley, MHC '76, executive vice president, Showtime Networks; Leonard E. Redon, director of Rochester area operations and vice president, Eastman Kodak Company.

Inaugurated in May of 1999, the Harriet L. and Paul M. Weissman for Leadership advances college-wide initiatives that engage students critically with important problems; foster their commitment to public and civic life; build their abilities to analyze, argue, and promote their views; and increase women's preparation to take action and bring about positive change.

For more information on the Weissman Center for Leadership at Mount Holyoke College, please visit the center's web page at www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/programs/cla