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Marymount Women's Day to Explore Personal Power

Contact: Tarateta, Maja
914-332-7431
tarateta@fordham.edu


TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Marymount College’s Institute for the Education of Women and Girls will host “Our Time—Women, Herstory and Power” on Wednesday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marymount College of Fordham University in Tarrytown, N.Y.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

A keynote panel will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The panel will discuss ways that women can tell their stories, which are so often overlooked or underappreciated. Panelists include Martha Lopez-Hanratty, Westchester County program administrator for Hispanic affairs; and Desta Lakew, director of patient marketing for Open Door Family Medical Centers in Ossining, N.Y. Concurrent workshops will be held from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on topics such as body image, women and war, self-defense, and women’s creative “an-sisters.”

DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13

TIME: 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M./KEYNOTE PANEL 9:30 TO 10:30 A.M.

PLACE: MARYMOUNT COLLEGE OF FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

100 MARYMOUNT AVE.

TARRYTOWN, NY


Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering excep-tional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and six graduate and professional schools. It has resi-dential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y. 4/05

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