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SUNY Oswego Lecture Series to Focus on Issues of Women, Work

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego this fall will feature talks on financial planning for women, strategies for women to succeed in the office and on-the-job sexual harassment as part of the Ernst & Young Lecture Series on Women and Work.

The women’s studies program at SUNY Oswego has planned the presentations, which are free and open to the public, for 6 p.m. Wednesdays in the Campus Center auditorium. Parking is free in campus lots on evenings and weekends.

Speaker include Sept. 29: “Double Bind: Women in the Media,” Lisa Langlois, assistant professor of art history; Oct. 6: “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: Ways Women Sabotage Their Own Best Efforts and Strategies for Competing Successfully,” Lois Frankel, author and president of Corporate Coaching International; Oct. 13: and “Beacons in the Storm: Stories of White People Who Work for Racial Justice,” Lisa Albrecht, distinguished professor of teaching, University of Minnesota School of Social Work.

Further talks include Oct. 20: “Strong Women Teachers: Their Struggles and Strategies for Gender Equity,” Theresa McCormick, emerita professor of education, Iowa State University; Nov. 3: “Women, Money and Retirement,” Judy Odell, certified public accountant; Nov. 17: Sexual harassment panel with Cynthia Adam, chief, SUNY Oswego University Police; Thomas Ingram, director of academic programs, Division of Extended Learning; and Catherine Santos, the college’s associate provost of multicultural opportunities and programs.

Robert Feinberg, a 1978 alumnus of SUNY Oswego, endowed the lecture series on women and work in 2003, with a matching gift from his employer, global accounting and business advisory firm Ernst & Young.