Alverno College will host its annual Community Conference on Friday, March 29, centered around the theme of Empowering Women. Griselda Aldrete, president and chief executive officer of Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, will serve as the keynote speaker of the event, which is open to the public.
The annual day of learning, which provides an opportunity for the extended Alverno community to share research, new initiatives and best practices, includes workshops, discussions and creative activities. More than 20 breakout sessions will be offered on a variety of topics, including the 2019 Alverno Report: the Status of Girls in Wisconsin, developed by the college’s Research Center for Women and Girls; executive women and power; Latina leadership; and more.
Aldrete, who will speak about using mentorship to improve ourselves and our communities, has far-reaching experience in community leadership, outreach and financial management. She has received several prominent awards for her community service and the advancement of Hispanics.
For more information about the 2019 Alverno Community Conference or to register, visit alverno.edu/communityconference. Additional questions can be directed to the Assessment and Outreach Center at 414-382-6020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is sponsored by the Johnson Financial Group.
About Alverno College
Alverno College promotes the academic, personal and professional development of its students in a collaborative and inclusive environment. Undergraduate programs for women are offered in more than 60 areas of study, and graduate programs in education, nursing, community psychology, school psychology, music therapy and business are open to women and men.
A leader in higher education innovation, Alverno has earned international accolades for its highly effective ability-based, assessment-as-learning approach to education, which emphasizes hands-on experience and develops in-demand skills. The college, Wisconsin’s first Hispanic-Serving Institution, ranks among the top schools in the Midwest for its commitment to undergraduate teaching and innovation by U.S. News & World Report. For the past two years, The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education named Alverno the country’s most inspiring college.
Based in Milwaukee, Wis., Alverno College is a four-year independent, Catholic, liberal arts college.