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Women Empowering Women Session
October 10 @ 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
WEW welcomes Dr. Linda L.M. Bennett, recently retired President of the University of Southern Indiana, who will discuss her challenges of progressing forward in a traditional “man’s world.” She’ll speak about how she overcame the various obstacles while achieving her many goals.
Dr. Linda L.M. Bennett Bio: After nine years as president and fifteen years with the University of Southern Indiana in total, Dr. Line L.M. Bennett announced plans to retire effective June 30, 2018. An active civic leader, Bennett has contributed to a variety of organizations in the Evansville and Southwestern Indiana area. She was recognized as the 2015 Rotary Civic Award winner. In 2016, she received the Indiana Commission for Women Torchbearer Award and Trailblazer Award and in 2017, the Boy Scouts of America Buffalo Trace Council Distinguished Citizen Award. Dr. Bennett is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in political science from the University of Cincinnati.
Reservations required by Friday, October 5th. Lunch $5 per person – payable at the door.
Doors open for networking at 11:30AM