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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting a panel discussion on “Women’s Issues in the Workplace” at SUNY Jamestown Community College on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the Hultquist Building’s Lenna Theatre.
This event is inspired by and being held on Equal Pay Day, the annual day that brings awareness to the wage discrepancies between men and women in the workforce. A diverse group of local women from a variety of sectors will discuss issues that affect women in the workplace, including: pay and salary negotiation; mentorship; maternity leave, breastfeeding rights, and child care; working in male-dominated fields; being a new professional, and more.
Tory Irgang, Executive Director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will serve as the event moderator. Other panelists include: Breeanne Agett, Epidemiology Manager at Chautauqua County; Shannon Frentz, Case Manager for Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services; Catherine Iannello, MSW, Associate Professor and Director of Human Services at SUNY Jamestown Community College and a Delegate to the Faculty Council on Community Colleges; Simone Sellstrom, Assistant Professor, Director of Media, Visual and Performing Arts, and Coordinator of Communication at SUNY Jamestown Community College; and Elizabeth Starks, Coordinator of Early Childhood Education at SUNY Jamestown Community College and Executive Director of Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center.
This event is free and open to community members to attend along with Jamestown and Buffalo AAUW members. It is sponsored in part by Bellevue University.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. To find out more about AAUW, go to www.aauw.org or http://jamestown-ny.aauw.net. Any person with a two year degree or higher is welcome to join AAUW.