University’s DeVito lecturer to speak on women in leadership
Waynesburg University’s DeVito Lecture Series will host Christine Todd Whitman Wednesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Admission is free, and the public is cordially invited to attend Whitman’s lecture, “Women in Leadership: Does It Make a Difference?”
Whitman is the president of The Whitman Strategy Group (WSG), a consulting firm that specializes in energy and environmental issues. WSG offers a comprehensive set of solutions to problems facing businesses, organizations and governments. It has been at the forefront of helping leading companies find innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
She served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from January of 2001 until June of 2003. She was the 50th Governor of the State of New Jersey, serving as its first woman governor from 1994 until 2001.
She is the author of a New York Times best seller called “It’s My Party Too.”
Whitman’s visit was made possible through the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows program, offered by the Council for Independent Colleges, and the Rosetta Kormuth DeVito Lecture Series.
The Rosetta Kormuth DeVito Lecture Series was created to explore topics related to business, culture and the arts. The lecture series, funded by the DeVito family, addresses a variety of current topics that are of interest to graduate and undergraduate students and the community.
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