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International Women’s Day events at CLC Wednesday

Chalberg Theater in the morning


8:30-noon: Chalk board activity outside of the Chalberg Theatre.


9:00: “Understanding and Dis-engaging from Patriarchy in the Systems around Us:

What it means to be a Man.” –  Scott Foster and CLC employee panel.


10:00: “Shattering the Glass Ceiling” a Women’s Leadership Panel. -Alita Reque-Peterson and other faculty.


11:00 : “The Power of Wonder Women” – Martha Kuehn, Dean of Liberal Arts.



Cafeteria for the afternoon    

12:00-1:00: Music and slide show of courageous, bold women.


2:00-4:00: ‘Be Bold for Change Gathering’


2:00       ‘Still I Rise’ by Maya Angelo –  spoken by CLC student Claudina Williams


Welcome- Mary Sam, Dean of Students, Equity & Inclusion


Introduction of Master of Ceremonies- CLC retired faculty member Kathy Blake


A ‘Bold Welcome’- CLC President Hara Charlier


‘Being Bold’ – CLC Student Senate President: Kirsten Haugen


‘Bold, Young and Courageous’ – Brainerd High School Students: Sierra Edwards and Lili Charlier


‘Breaking Through the Cycles of Poverty’- CLC graduate Jennifer Perez


Keynote speaker: ‘I am a Rock Star, Bold and Courageous’ – CLC graduate Betty Riehl


‘Phenomenal Woman’ by Maya Angelo – spoken by Kimberly Pilgrim, Meta 5 Program Coordinator


‘Giving of the Flowers’ a recognition of the value of women –  AAUW Saundra Martell


Bold for change: Cultivating a Culture of Joy, Unity and Change- Kathy Blake


3:30: Cake and lemonade


This program is sponsored by the CLC Office of Equity & Inclusion, CLC Diversity Committee, CLC Student Life, American Association of University Women and the regional Zonta Organization.

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