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Women’s Leadership Symposium Set for Oct. 24
For release: October 13, 2000
For more information, contact Gabrielle Maxey

Gail Evans, executive vice president at Cable News Network (CNN), and Barbara Pagano, an expert in leadership development, will speak at the second annual Women in Leadership Symposium Tuesday, Oct. 24, at The University of Memphis. The event is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center.

The symposium will address the obstacles women face in advancing their careers and in starting businesses.

Evans, the author of the bestseller Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman, will discuss relationships between men and women at work. Pagano, president of Executive Pathways, will discuss credibility in the workplace.

Participants may choose from one of five workshops: “Journey to Financial Freedom: Funding Your Future,” “Managing Work and Life Challenges,” “Creating Your Future: Defining Success on Your Own Terms,” “The Art of Successfully Launching a Business,” and “Strategic Negotiation: A Tool for Conflict Resolution and Influencing Others.”

The day will close with a panel discussion about how successful executives balance work, personal lives and community involvement.

The seminar is sponsored by the Women in Leadership program at The University of Memphis. The cost is $149 per person, $129 for representatives from non-profit organizations and $119 per person for groups of three or more from the same organization. The fee includes parking, lunch and an autographed copy of Evans’ book.

For more information, call Brenda Younger at 901-678-4555 or 678-5672.

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