Alverno Community Conference Will Focus on Empowering Women

 Milwaukee, (March 5, 2019) – 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 farreaching 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 alverno.outreach@alverno.edu.