Read HCC's COVID-19 policies here. Road work is ongoing. View our road/parking lot closure map.


'Courageous Actions'

DATE: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

HCC Kittredge Center

Dr. Sarah Perez McAdoo, MD, population health capstone director at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Jessica Collins, executive director of the Public Health Institute of Western Mass., will be the featured presenters at the April 28 session of the Holyoke Community College Women's Leadership Luncheon Series. 

Perez McAdoo and Collins will lead a discussion titled "Courageous Actions" on Wed., April 28, from noon to 1:15 p.m.

The 2021 Women's Leadership Luncheon Series takes place over Zoom on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Participants join a group of women leaders to discuss current issues and ideas to help their leadership development. They also have the opportunity to build a network of women leaders to help them navigate their careers.

Each lunch-time event features two presenters leading discussions on different topics:  

April 28: "Courageous Actions" -  Perez McAdoo and Collins. 

May 26: "Leading Through Change" - Margaret Tantillo, executive director, Dress for Success Western Massachusetts; Jess Roncarati-Howe, program director, Dress for Success Western Massachusetts. 

Previous sessions have welcomed presenters Luz Lopez, executive director of MetroCare of Springfield, and Annamarie Golden, director of Community Relations for Baystate Health ("Compassion Fatigue") and Lynn Turner, coach and business strategist, Clear Vision Alliance, Inc.; Moe Belliveau, executive director, Easthampton Chamber of Commerce ("Maintaining Power and Grace While Glass Ceilings Are Being Shattered"), and Jeff Hayden, vice president of HCC's division of Business and Community Services, and Jason Pacheco, manager of Workforce Planning for Baystate Health ("Women's Leadership from a Male Perspective"). 

Sessions are $20 each. Space is limited. Advance registration is required. 

To register, please go to: