AMHERST, N.Y. – A lecture on women’s leadership in the political arena, including Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy, will be held as part of events planned at Daemen College in celebration of Women’s History Month.
“The Global Dimensions of Women’s Executive Leadership” will be discussed by featured speaker Dr. Farida Jalalzai, associate professor of political science and Hannah Atkins Endowed Chair at Oklahoma State University, at 6:30 p.m. March 28 in the Wick Campus Center Social Room. The lecture is being presented as part of the Daemen History and Politics Event Series.
Jalalzai, who is frequently interviewed in national media, will examine trends that have facilitated the rise of women around the world to president and prime minister leadership roles, and the importance of women’s executive leadership in democracy. She will also explore Clinton’s presidential run and factors that led to her loss in the election.
Among other events scheduled for Women’s History Month are:
All events are free and open to the public. A complete list of Women’s History Month events is available online.
Additional information is available by contacting Dr. Penny Messinger, program director of women’s studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.