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Women Who ROC: Voices of Our Leaders

This is a milestone year for women: 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment and Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday. It is also a historic moment for women at the University of Rochester.

Join us as this distinguished panel of accomplished women in academia discuss their career paths, their commitment to developing other women leaders, and their perspectives around equity and access for women in higher education.

Gail Lione ’71
Senior Counsel, Dentons
University of Rochester Trustee and Women’s Network Co-Chair

Tiffany Taylor Smith ’91
Executive Director for Inclusive Excellence, Education, and Professional Development, University of Dayton
University of Rochester’s Women’s Network Co-Chair and Diversity Advisory Council Member

Sarah Mangelsdorf
President and G. Robert Witmer, Jr. University Professor

Gloria Culver
Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

Wendi Heinzelman
Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Mary Ann Mavrinac
Vice Provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean of the University of Rochester Libraries

Sarah Peyre
Dean of the Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Kathy Rideout
Dean of the School of Nursing

Sevin Yeltekin
Dean of the Simon Business School

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Saturday, October 3 at 11:30am to 12:45pm

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