April 20, 2016

For immediate release

Contact: Esther Watstein 203-332-5226
Linda Wolfson 203-332-5181

Women Discuss Successful Careers at Housatonic Community College

Three successful women will discuss their career journeys and commitment to the community on Thursday, April 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the HCC Burt Chernow Gallery at LaFayette Hall.

The Rev. Bernadette Hickman-Maynard is Pastor of the Bethel AME Church and is a social activist.

Mary-Jane Foster, J.D., is provost of University Relations at the University of Bridgeport and was former Mayoral Candidate for the City of Bridgeport, and the former owner of the Bridgeport Blue Fish baseball team.

Dr. Estela Lopez is the interim Provost for the Connecticut State University and Community College system. Dr. Lopez is a recognized leader in higher education.

The panel is presented by the HCC Women’s Center. Dr. Linda Wolfson, Director of the Women’s Center says, “We want to keep inspiring our students to follow their dreams and ambitions. There is no better way than to see and hear from strong women who have achieved their goals.”

The public is invited at no charge.

Photos from left to right: Rev. Hickman-Maynard, Dr. Mary-Jane Foster and Dr. Estela Lopez.


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