The guest speaker is a nationally recognized leader focused on improving the quality of life for women in Connecticut and the United States for over twenty-five years. Patricia Russo has held numerous leadership positions in public, private and not-for-profit organizations centered on women’s leadership. She has also held leadership positions on federal, state and local political campaigns. Currently, Patricia serves as executive director of The Campaign School at Yale, a nonpartisan, issue-neutral political campaign training program for women interested in running for public office, as well as for women interested in campaign management. Based at Yale Law School, it is a leading program attracting women from the United States and internationally. She has appeared on CNN, PBS, the BBC, 20/20, 48 Hours, the Today Show, NPR and Oprah. She is an author, professor, speaker and expert on women, humor, and cultural politics.
The Women & Girls’ Fund works to make it possible for women and girls to improve the quality of their lives. The Women & Girls’ Fund was established in 2001 as a community based endowment of the Main Street Community Foundation. The Fund exists because we believe in the potential of women and girls and the power they have to build strong communities. This fund serves women and girls of all ages in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott.
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