Past Events 2011-2012

May 11, 2012 - Personal Reflection/Networking

Self-reflection topics for this session were connected to the university's STAR Day Event and included discussion on personal and professional goals related to technology, wellness, leadership, leisure, and business skills.

March 9, 2012 - Dr. Heather SumnerResearcher, McKinsey and Company

Heather Sumner

"Women in the Economy"

Dr. Heather Sumner was the key lead on McKinsey and Company's research on Women in the Economy, presented during a Wall Street Journal conference.

Learn more about Dr. Heather Sumner and Women in the Economy here.


February 10, 2012 – Dr. Julie ArendsFamily Physician, Student Health Services

" Heart Healthy Tips for Women"


December 9, 2011 – Ms. Charise Hansen, Development Coordinator, Marjaree Mason Center

Marjaree Mason Center

"Community Service Special Event"

The Marjaree Mason Center provides shelter and support service for victims of domestic violence in Fresno County. Most victims who find refuge at the center come with little to no person items. During this event, items were donated to the Marjaree Mason Center.

To learn more about the Marjaree Mason Center, please click here.

November 4, 2011 – Dr. Deborah G. Blue, Chancellor, State Center Community College District

Deborah Blue

"Women's Leadership in Higher Education"

Click here to learn more about Dr. Blue.

October 14, 2011 - Judy Shehadey, Dr. John Capitman, and Dr. Jason Bush

Judy ShehadeyJohn Capitmanjason bush

"Health Disparities"Judy Shehadey has worked as an RN for Kaiser Permentane for over 20 years. Click here to learn more about Judy Shehadey and her role as the Breast Cancer Coordinator.

Dr. John Capitman is the Executive Director for the Central Valley Health Policy Institute. To learn more about Dr. Capitman and the CVHPI, click here.

Dr. Jason Bush is a Biology professor at Fresno State. Learn more about his role in cancer research here.

September 9, 2011 - Inaugural Meeting