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Dealing with DiversityCOLUMBUS, Miss. -- The Office of Career Services, in collaboration with Wal-Mart and Associates, will be hosting a management diversity training event on the campus of Mississippi University for Women Thursday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Nissan Auditorium, Parkinson Hall. The theme for this event is "Dealing with Diversity."

 

The session topics will be leadership, education and women in the workforce. Guest speakers include:

  • Dr. Bridget Pieschel, professor of English and director of Women's Studies, “Women in the Workforce,” Cochran Hall Room 303, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to noon
  • Dr. Kate Brown, director of the Center for Creative Learning, “Diversity as it relates to Education,” Claudia A. Limbert Assembly Room, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to noon
  • Attorney Monique Montgomery, Montgomery Law Firm, LLC, “Diversity in Leadership,” Nissan Auditorium, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

 

The Office of Career Services invites students, faculty, staff, local businesses and the community to take part in this informative event.

This program is free and open to the public. For additional information or to register for this event, please contact career services at (662) 241-6786.

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