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University hosts 11th annual Women of Color Luncheon

Julianne Malveaux, to speak on economics and education and how they promote the future of women

02/11/05

Xavier is hosting the 11th annual Women of Color Luncheon on Wednesday, March 16, in the Cintas Center Banquet Room from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The luncheon is open to the public. The cost is $27 per person and an R.S.V.P. is required by March 4.

The keynote speaker is Julianne Malveaux. Malveaux is an economist, author and commentator, and president and CEO of Last Word Productions Inc, a multimedia production company. She is speaking on the topic of “Economics and Education: Shaping and Promoting the Future of Women.”

Malveaux is also facilitating two conversations: the first on the topic of “Corporate Communications and Communities of Color” from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in the executive M.B.A. classroom at the Williams College of Business and the second from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Schiff Family Conference Center, Room 2, on the topic of “The Responsibility of Women of Color on College Campuses.”

As a writer and syndicated columnist, Malveaux’s work appears regularly in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms., Essence and the Progressive. She is also a regular commentator on CNN, BET, Howard University’s Evening Exchange, ABC, CNBC, Fox News and more. She is the editor of Voices of Vision: African American Women on the Issues (1996)and the co-editor of Slipping Through the Cracks: The Status of Black Women (1986). She's also co-editor of The Paradox of Loyalty: An African American Response to the War on Terrorism (2002). She also co-authored Unfinished Business: A Democrat and A Republican Take on the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face (2002).