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Award-winning author and President of Working Mother Media, Carol Evans, to speak at Franklin Pierce University

Sept. 22, 2010

Carol Evans, to speak at Franklin Pierce University

Sept. 22, 2010 - RINDGE, NH- Carol Evans, President of Working Mother Media and CEO of Diversity Best Practices, presents “Women Hold Up Half the Sky but Who’s Holding Us Up: Strategies for Getting the Support You Need.” This presentation is hosted by Franklin Pierce’s Women in Leadership Program at Franklin Pierce’s Pierce Hall on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. Evans enjoys problem solving from the stage so be sure to bring your more difficult work life balance questions with you.

Evans founded Working Mother Media in August 2001 after acquiring Working Mother magazine and the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), becoming the first mom to own Working Mother. She has launched several key initiatives including Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Best Green Companies and Best Companies for Hourly Workers. In 2008, Evans sold Working Mother to Bonnier Corporation, where she continues her leadership role.

Her involvement with Working Mother dates back to 1978, when she played a critical role in the launch of the magazine. In 1986 she founded the Working Mother 100 Best Companies, which is still the most important workplace benchmark in the country.

Evans is a graduate of Empire State College/SUNY, and a proud wife and mother of two, who has written the award-winning book, This is How We Do It:  The Working Mother’s Manifesto. She has won numerous awards, most recently the Admiral Grace Hopper Women’s Diversity Champion Award from the U.S. Navy. Evans is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker on the advancement of women, work life balance, barriers facing women of color and leadership, and appears frequently on radio and TV as an expert on women.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Patricia Garrity at 603.313.1992 or garrityp@franklinpierce.edu.

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Franklin Pierce University is a private, regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level

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