For Immediate Release
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November 9, 2011 – Eight students from King’s College attended the eighth annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women held recently in Philadelphia. The College’s Women’s Studies Program and Office of College Diversity sponsored the trip.
The Pennsylvania Conference for Women is a non-profit, non-partisan one-day event featuring dozens of renowned speakers discussing topics that matter most to women, including health, personal finance, work/life balance, and business and entrepreneurship. Theconference creates a statewide forum for women to come together for a day to enrich their lives, advance their careers and take part in a networking opportunity.
This year’s conference featured more than 75 speakers who shared their insights and experiences in the fields ofhealth, media, business, finance and personal development. The speakers included Olympian Marion Jones, CEO of Campbell Soup Company Denise Morrison, model Christy Turlington Burns, and women’s rights pioneer Gloria Steinem.
King’s College students at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, pictured standing row 1 from left are: Jasmin Rodriguez, Carmen Flores, Melissa Loomis, Karmen Matusek, and Dr. Margarita Rose, chair and professor of economics. Row 2: Jessica Kresge, Sarah Beyer, Pelagia Minsavage, and Rachel Docktor.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.