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Young Women, Strong Leaders Conference

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2013 Young Women Strong Leaders Conference

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The Young Women, Strong Leaders conference invites college and university students to a day of network building, mentorship and fine leadership role models from across Michigan.

If you:

  • Aspire to be a leader of tomorrow!
  • Want to meet and learn from Michigan's women leaders!
  • Desire to engage in a mentoring relationship with a professional in your field!
  • Are ready to make a difference and build the future!

Then please join us at The Young Women, Strong Leaders conference.

 

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Friday, April 12, 2013

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

~ REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED  ~

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  PATRICIA L. CARUSO!

 

Patricia L. Caruso spent 23 years with the Michigan Department of Corrections including nine years as a warden and almost eight years as the Director of the Department, serving as a cabinet member to Governor Jennifer Granholm.

As Director she was responsible for directing the administration of Michigan’s correctional system.  During her tenure the Department successfully reduced the prison population by more than 7,500 prisoners, implemented the nationally acclaimed Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative, realized a 33% reduction in recidivism, greatly expanded public and private community partnerships, increased use of electronic monitoring, and closed 14 facilities. She retired from the Department on January 1, 2011.

Director Caruso received a B.A. in political science and sociology from Lake Superior State University and a Master of Arts in comprehensive occupational education from the University of Michigan.  She is the Past President of the Association of State Correctional Administrators and the North American Association of Wardens.  She is the past Vice President of the American Correctional Association and President-Elect of the Association of Women Executives in Corrections.

Director Caruso is frequently asked to speak at the local, state, and national level on topics including the story of Michigan’s successful prison population reduction, prisoner reentry, professional management in the public sector, women in corrections and leadership.

 

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    FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL 517-353-1635

 

2013 Young Women Strong Leaders - Cancellation Policy

Should your plans change, you may transfer your registration to another person prior to the conference by contacting Evette Chavez Lockhart at 517-353-1635 or chaveze@msu.edu. Otherwise, registration fees are nonrefundable.

 

 


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