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Department of Communications/
News Bureau
22 Davis Hall, 10 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 0288
Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

URI's Second Annual Women's Leadership
Conference to be held on Nov. 2

KINGSTON, R.I. -- October 30, 2000 -- The University of Rhode Island's second annual Women's Leadership Conference will be held Thursday, November 2 on URI's Kingston Campus. The title of this year's conference is "Highlighting the Past - Lighting the Way for the Future." Myrth York will be the keynote speaker.

Registration will be held at 3:30 p.m., and the Conference begins at 4:00 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Admission to the Conference, which includes dinner, dessert, and conference materials, is $5 for students and senior citizens, $10 for faculty, staff, and community. Pre-registration is preferred and can be done by calling 401-874-2056 or by visiting the Memorial Union main office.

The focus of this year's Conference is to remind women of the importance of voting. In addition to the keynote speech, there will be a series of workshops on topics such as consciousness raising and everyday activism and action.

The Conference is hosted by the URI Women's Center and the URI Center for Student Leadership Development.

For Information: Sara Bendoraitis, 401-874-2857,
Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-2116, Jennifer Smith, 401-874-2116


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