Monday, February 22, 2010

Tish Norman keynote speaker at Marshall’s Women of Color program

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Tish Norman, founder of Transforming Leaders Now, Inc., a consulting company that focuses on leadership and personal development, will be the keynote speaker at Marshall University’s Women of Color program Monday, March 1.

The program, which is free to the public, begins at noon in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center on MU’s Huntington campus. Vendors and displays will be set up throughout the day in the lobby of the Memorial Student Center.

This year’s theme is “Symbols in Silver” to reflect 25 years of celebrating Women of Color Day.

Norman is the co-author of the empowerment book From Mediocre to Magnificent, and was profiled as one of the “New Leaders” in Campus Activities Magazine and featured articles published in Connections Magazine and The Future Business Leader Educational Journal.

Tish Norman

Tish Norman
She will be speaking on “Celebrating Yourself” and “Women in Charge! Communication Strategies for Confident Women,” which promises to be a very exciting and motivational afternoon, according to Fran L. Jackson, Program Assistant II, Center for African American Students’ Programs. Norman is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and The Links.

Women of Color awards will be presented and a luncheon buffet will follow.

The Women of Color Program activities are coordinated by Jackson; Leah Tolliver, Director, Women’s Center; Lisa Allen, Administrative Assistant, Multicultural Affairs; Le´Kesha Glover, Assistant Director of Residence Services, and Sherri Steele, Counselor, Student Affairs.

For more information, contact Jackson at 304-696-6705.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 22, 2010 Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153

For further information, contact: Office of University Communications Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090 Fax: (304) 696-3197

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