Upcoming Stephens College guest speakers announced

Thursday, February 24, 2011 | 3:51 p.m. CST; updated 7:58 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 24, 2011

COLUMBIA — A number of guest speakers have been invited to Stephens College in the upcoming weeks to give lectures and conversations. All events are free and open to the public.

Lecture in Women In the Civic Leadership Series

  • Who: Jenifer Brandeberry and Ellen Vollrath
  • When: 5:30 p.m. Monday
  • Where: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave.

Brandeberry has served as a principal in Brandeberry-McKenna Public Affairs for more than a decade. The company is one of the oldest all women-owned public affairs firms in Colorado.

Vollrath joined International Relief and Development Inc. as director of contracts and grants accounting in 2009.

“Where Am I Wearing?”: A Roblee endowed lecture by author Kelsey Timmerman

  • Who: Kelsey Timmerman
  • When: 6 p.m. Tuesday
  • Where: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave.

Author and world traveler Kelsey Timmerman will speak about globalization, poverty and its close relationship to the garment industry. Timmerman wrote the book “Where Am I Wearing?,” a chronicle of his worldwide journey to find out how American clothing is made.

True Confessions of a High-heeled Leader: A Conversation with Shatenita Horton

  • Who: Shatenita Horton
  • When: March 22. A networking reception with wine tasting by Les Bourgeois and hors d’oeuvres begins at 5:30 p.m. The conversation starts at 6 p.m.
  • Where: Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave.

Shatenita Horton is the assistant vice president managing officer of Boone County National Bank. She will answer questions about her nearly 15-year career in banking and community involvement. The conversation will be moderated by Stephens College President Dianne Lynch.

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