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Duquesne Leadership Breakfast to Focus on Women in the Workplace

Duquesne University's Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 12, will focus on recruiting, retaining and inspiring professional women.

The event, an installment of the ongoing Leadership Breakfast Series sponsored by the School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, will be held in the Power Center Ballroom from 8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.

The panel discussion, Empowering Your Team: Recruiting, Retaining and Inspiring Women in the Workplace, will treat topics that promise to be beneficial to both men and women. Subjects to be discussed include:

  • The changing workplace environment
  • Building awareness of generational differences
  • Self-empowerment for women
  • The importance of networking and continuing education.

Beth Caldwell of the Pittsburgh Professional Women organization will serve as moderator. Panelist will be Jennifer Susco, USB Financial Service; Wende V. Torbert, UPMC; Dr. Darlene F. Zellers, University of Pittsburgh; and certified financial planner Lori A. Brinker, Merrill Lynch.

Advance registration is required. The fee for this event, including continental breakfast and handouts, is $45. To register or for more information on the series, which continues through December, call 412.396.4434.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.