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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Panel of Experts to Speak at Women's Workshop

Leaders in their professions, these women will share their insights and experiences at the Women in Leadership Workshop at Paul Smith’s College on Friday, February 22, 2019 in the Joan Weill Adirondack Library.  Featured speakers include, clockwise from top left: Tracy Ormsbee, publisher of the Adirondack Explorer; Nicole Conant, Executive Assistant to the President at SUNY Potsdam; Dr. Lenore VanderZee, Executive Director for University Relations at SUNY Canton; Diane W. Fish, Deputy Director of the Adirondack Council; Dr. Malika Carter, Chief Diversity Officer SUNY ESF; and, Theresa A. Phalon, President and Chief Executive Officer,  North Country Savings Bank in Canton, NY.  They will be joined by Dr. Kristin Esterberg, President of SUNY Potsdam, who will present her keynote entitled, “Women in Leadership – Why Leaning In Is Not Enough!” For more information and to register.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Dr. Malika Carter to Present at Women's Workshop, Februrary 22, 2019, Paul Smith's College

 Dr. Malika Carter is a Chief Diversity Officer, activist, commentator, educator, and writer.  In August 2017, Dr. Malika Carter began as the first Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) in Syracuse, NY.  Prior to serving at ESF, Dr. Carter was the CDO for the City of Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Carter has more than 15 years' experience developing policies and initiatives that address inclusion, diversity, and equity.  Dr. Carter has her Ph.D. in Institutional Analysis from North Dakota State University. Her newest scholarly contribution is nestled in the book "Black Women and Social Justice Education: Legacies and Lessons".  For more Workshop registration and program information.  Photo by SUNY ESF.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Women's Workshop Luncheon Speaker Announced

Theresa A. Phalon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the North Country Savings Bank, will be the featured luncheon speaker at the 2019 Women in Leadership workshop at Paul Smith’s College on February 22, 2019. “From a Job to a Career” is the title of Terry’s talk reflecting on her experiences in the workplace.  North Country Savings is a $250 million mutual savings bank based in Canton, New York with branches located throughout St. Lawrence County, as well as a lending office in Malone, New York.  For more Workshop program and registration information.