Gov. Rick Snyder to Host Women Strengthening Michigan Conversation Series across Michigan

Press Release

Date: Oct. 9, 2014
Location: Lansing, MI
Issues: Women

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the upcoming Women Strengthening Michigan conversation series that will take place Oct. 13, 14 and 16 in Macomb, Kent and Oakland counties, respectively. The forum will highlight female leaders and innovators, discussing various policy issues and the vital role women play in strengthening Michigan.

Women Strengthening Michigan is a series of three forums co-hosted by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson; Susy Avery, executive director of the Michigan Women's Commission; Terry Barclay, president & CEO of InForum; and Carolyn Cassin, president & CEO of the Michigan Women's Foundation.

"Women play an integral role in our state's reinvention and these events are a great chance to talk to some of our top female leaders and innovators and ensure that every Michigander has the tools and opportunities to succeed. We would not be where we are today without women strengthening Michigan."

At each event, Snyder will join a diverse group of female panelists and a moderator representing areas across Michigan.