CSUSM to Host Women¿s Leadership Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

What: The American Council on Education (ACE) - Southern California Network at CSUSM presents a day of networking and professional development to engage female leaders in thoughtful discussions and presentations.  The day-long conference includes a keynote address by Dr. Barbara Kaufman entitled "Why Smart Women Often Derail" and a keynote address by Sarita Maybin entitled "How to Stay Positive and Focused in Uncertain Times." 

Registration is $50 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, parking, and conference materials.

Who:  Dr. Barbara Kaufman, president, ROI Consulting Group, Inc. - Keynote;  Sarita Maybin, Professional Speaker and Author - Keynote; Dr. Karen S. Haynes, president, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) - Leadership Panel; Dr. Mildred Garcia, president, California State University, Dominquez Hills - Leadership Panel; Dr. Rita Cepeda, president, San Diego Mesa College - Leadership Panel

When: Friday, March 19, 2010; 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Where: The McMahan House, CSUSM, 333. S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
 
Directions
CSUSM is located at 333 S. Twin oaks Valley Road in San Marcos. For more information or directions to the campus, visit http://www.csusm.edu/guide.
 
About ACE Network Southern California
The ACE Network Southern California is part of a national group of networks that carry on the work of the Office of Women in Higher Education.
For more than 25 years, OWHE has provided information and counsel to constituencies within the higher education community regarding policies, issues, education, and research that influence women's equity, diversity and advancement. OWHE, whose mission is to advance women's leadership on campuses across the nation, identifies emerging and successful women leaders; develops their leadership abilities through state and national programming; encourages the use of those abilities; advances them through nomination to appropriate positions; links them to one another and to mentors; and supports the tenure of mid- and senior-level women administrators and presidents throughout their career cycles.

About California State University San Marcos
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is fifteen miles east of the ocean; just thirty miles north of downtown San Diego.