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Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman to be Featured Speaker at the Women in Leadership Conference at UNH May 15

Release Date:
4/26/2013 12:00 AM

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WEST HAVEN, CONN. --- Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman will speak at the annual Women in Leadership Conference on Wednesday, May 15, at University Theater at Dodds Hall at the University of New Haven.

The conference includes breakfast and a panel discussion featuring Elizabeth Davis, UNH College of Business dean; Phyllis Haynes, CEO of Southern Relishes in West Haven; Sonya Hall, manager of the American Diabetes Foundation’s Step Out Hartford and West Haven programs; Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, director and professor of the Women’s Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University; and Laura Reid, CEO of Fish Mart in West Haven. Ann Nyberg, longtime WNTH-TV news anchor, will emcee.

The UNH College of Business’ management department and the West Haven Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring the conference.

Each panelist will speak for about 15 minutes, discussing how she aspired to her current leadership position and the struggles and challenges she faced along the way. A question and answer session will follow. The conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information or for tickets, contact the West Haven Chamber of Commerce at 203-933-1500.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico and California. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. The University enrolls approximately 6,400 students, including nearly 1,800graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and College of Lifelong & eLearning, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide, and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.