KSU to host 11th annual Phenomenal Women’s Conference


Chief justice of Georgia’s Supreme Court to deliver keynote address KENNESAW, Ga. (April 1,…

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KENNESAW, Ga. (April 1, 2011) —The Phenomenal Women’s Conference, sponsored by the Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics & Character, will take place April 8 at KSU Center. The conference, “Women Leading in the New Millennium,” will feature speakers, a panel discussion, workshops and a networking lunch, where the recipient of the 2011 Phenomenal Woman Award will be announced. Workshop topics include conflict management and cultural diversity in the workplace and the role of sports in the development of young women leaders. Carol Hunstein, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, will give the opening keynote address.


Betty Siegel, distinguished chair of the Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics & Character and president emeritus of Kennesaw State University

Linda Johnston, executive director, Siegel Institute for Leadership, Ethics & Character

Carol Hunstein, chief justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Annabelle Malins, British consul general, British Consulate-General

Lisa Rossbacher, president, Southern Polytechnic State University

Raquel Durden, lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army National Guard

Patricia Harris, co-founder and CEO of The Edge Connection

Johnnetta McSwain, author and 2009 Phenomenal Woman award recipient

Karen Weatherington, coach, KSU women’s volleyball

Jacqueline Welch, senior vice president, human resources, Turner Broadcasting Inc.



Friday, April 8, 2011

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  KSU Center

KSU Center is on the campus of Kennesaw State University at 3333 Busbee Drive, NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144


Parking for the media will be available at KSUCenter

(See link to campus map for directions - www.kennesaw.edu/campusmaps.shtml)

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KennesawState University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including new doctorates in education, business and nursing, and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing population of more than 23,400 students from 142 countries.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu