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Leading Through Change

DATE: Monday, May 10, 2021

Spring 2021 Women's Leadership Luncheon Series concludes May 26

Spring 2021 photo of HCC campus

Holyoke Community College will conclude its spring 2021 Women's Leadership Luncheon Series with an event focused on the theme "Leading Through Change." 

Margaret Tantillo, executive director of Dress for Success Western Massachusetts, and Jess Roncarati-Howe, program director of Dress for Success Western Massachusetts will be the featured presenters for the Wed., May 26, event, the final session on the spring 2021 calendar.

The 2021 Women's Leadership Luncheon Series takes place over Zoom from noon to 1:15 p.m. 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: 

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"); 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"); and 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. ("Courageous Actions"). 

The May 26 session is $20. Space is limited.

Advance registration is required. 

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