Five College Event: Security in the Digital Age: Are Women at Risk? Building Resilience for Challenging Circumstances


New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, Mount Holyoke College

As part of a year-long series on gender issues and new media at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, this panel of distinguished speakers from the fields of journalism, security, and leadership development will explore the multiple ways in which questions of physical and virtual security play out for women using media for public engagement, social networking, and journalism.  Co-sponsored by the Mount Holyoke College Dean of Faculty, the Weissman Center for Leadership and Liberal Arts and The Nexus Program.  
Pat Drew (Senior Consultant with Guttman Development Strategies)
Courtney Banks (Chief Executive Officer of Nat'l Security Associates Worldwide) 
Tanzina Vega (Media Reporter for The New York Times)