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Fall 2021 Speakers


We are proud to have these wonderful individuals share their time with us.

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Meshea Poore

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

“Shifting from Promises to Practice”

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Tara Hulsey

Dean and E. Jane Martin Endowed Professor, WVU School of Nursing;
Vice President, Health Promotion and Wellness

“Promoting Health and Wellness”

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Amy Sidwell

Director of Health Promotion and Wellness

“Promoting Health and Wellness"

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Lisa DeFrank-Cole

Director and Professor, Leadership Studies

Author Spotlight: Women and Leadership: Journey Toward Equity

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Gina Martino-Dahlia

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, WVU Reed College of Media

My Leadership Journey

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Maja Holmes

Chair and Associate Professor of Public Administration

“Building resilient teams through rituals, reflection, and recognition”

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Laura Brady

Eberly Professor of Outstanding Teaching; Director of the Center for Writing Excellence

“Develop a Communication PACT with Four Key Questions”

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Haley Rosson

Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Extension Education

“From Couch to Classroom: Using Multimedia to Understand Leadership Principles and Theories”

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Madhavi Kadiyala

Assistant Professor; Director of WVU HVI Women’s Heart Program; Program Director for the Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship

“Circular Leadership and Feminine Wisdom Post-Pandemic World”

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Karen Diaz

Dean, WVU Libraries

My Leadership Journey

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Joanna Distefano

Program Manager, Global Engagement Office

“Foundational Pathways to Growing in Negotiation and Conflict”

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Shari Steinman

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

“Facing Fears and Worries”

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Cindi Roth

President and CEO of the WVU Foundation

“WVU Foundation – The Ask”

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Julie Lockman

Assistant Vice President for Graduate Education; Director of HSC Faculty Affairs, Culture, and Inclusion

WLI Strengths

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Tracy Morris

Dean, College of Education and Human Services

Leadership Seminar Series

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