STOCKTON — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be the keynote speaker for the Advancing Women’s Leadership forum at University of the Pacific in October, the university announced.
Also speaking at the Oct. 23 forum will be Amy Purdy, a 2014 Paralympic bronze medalist and motivational speaker, and Connie Rishwain, former president of the boot company UGG and a graduate of Pacific.
“This forum is intended to promote and showcase women leaders and to cultivate future leaders,” said Kathleen Lagorio Janssen, chair of Pacific’s Board of Regents and a member of the planning committee for Advancing Women’s Leadership. “We want to transform our community by inspiring and empowering youth and adults alike.”
The first Advancing Women’s Leadership forum in March 2013 featured former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice... Read More