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Monday, February 25, 2019

2019 Women's Workshop a Success!

Eighty-five women and men participated in the 2019 Women’s Workshop: “Celebrating Women in Leadership - Workplace Resources, Tools, and Strategies” at Paul Smith’s College on February 22, 2019.  Experts from diverse organizations presented their expertise and experiences related to gender equity in the workplace. In her keynote, Dr. Kristin Esteberg, President of SUNY Potsdam, presented her thinking on  “Why Leaning In Is Not Enough”.  Terry Phalon, President & Chief Executive Officer of the North Country Savings Bank in Canton, NY, described her approach and experiences advancing from an entry level position to becoming CEO. This annual program is sponsored by the Walbridge Fund and Paul Smith’s College.  To learn more about the program.  Photo by Dr. Melanie Johnson.

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.