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Women's History Month Speakers at Hartnell College

March 11th, 2013

Hartnell College continues its Women's History Month celebration with talks by two prominent women leaders in the field of education.

On Thursday, March 14, at 11:30 a.m., Erica Padilla-Chavez will speak on her journey from the Salinas Valley to UC Berkeley and back. Ms. Padilla-Chavez is on the Board of Trustees of the Hartnell Community College District, having also served as its chair. She is a health management analyst with Monterey County.

On Wednesday, March 20, at 1 p.m., the college welcomes back Dr. Norma Ambriz-Galaviz, an alumna and former employee of Hartnell. Dr. Ambriz-Galaviz was recently named the president of Merritt College. Prior to that, she was the vice president of instruction for Mission College.

The public is invited to these inspiring talks, which will be held in Steinbeck Dining Hall in the Student Center on the main campus. These free presentations are sponsored by the Associated Students of Hartnell College.

For more information about these events, please contact Delia Edeza, student life coordinator, at 831-755-6825.