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Franklin Pierce University's Women in Leadership Certificate Program hosts negotiation workshop for women

Feb 1, 2011

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Franklin Pierce University’s Women in Leadership Certificate Program will host “Ask, Get – Negotiate for Positive Results: A Negotiation Workshop for Women” on Thursday, Feb.10 at 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge in Peterson Hall on the Rindge, N.H. campus.

The workshop will include a panel discussion and skills-building role-playing sessions with an esteemed group of professional women from the Monadnock Area. The panelists include Heather McKernan, Publisher of the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript; Beth Fernald, Attorney with Bradley and Faulkner, PC; and Barbara Miller, President of Grant Writing Resources, Inc. in Peterborough and Selectperson for the Town of Peterborough. The workshop will start with each panelist sharing how she uses negotiation skills in her daily business life and provide examples as to how she uses these skills successfully.

There will be a question and answer period followed by an interactive role play session with each panelists facilitating a small group of participants. The workshop will conclude with a reflective period and wrap-up.

The goal of the Women in Leadership Certificate Program is to assist women in becoming effective leaders. The Certificate Program enrolls undergraduates with a keen interest in social change and prepares students to play constructive roles in the world community. The academic program and co-curricular offerings present opportunities for comprehensive engagement with the theme of women in leadership. Students will foster new ways of thinking about leadership, develop the confidence and ability to publicly express ideas and values, become intentional and responsible learners and leaders through women-centered internships and self-created social action projects.

The workshop is free and open to the public on a limited basis. To find out more or to register for the workshop please contact Judy Tomlinson at 603.899.4245 or e-mail at


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 Collage of Graduate and Professional Studies. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission focuses on preparing citizens and leaders of conscience for a new century who make significant contributions to their professions and communities, whether their aspirations are local or global.

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