Deedee Corradini, president of theInternational Women’s Forum, will be speaking at this month’sWINBreakfast meeting. Sponsored by the University of Nevada Alumni Association, the popular breakfast networking event is being held on Friday, September 28 at the Peppermill Hotel & Casino at 7 a.m. Corradini will be presenting “Leadership, Justice, and Equality: Where are we and where are we going?”
Corradini is the former Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah serving from 1992-2000 as well as the former president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. While serving as the Mayor forSalt Lake City, Corradini was instrumental in the successful bid for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Serving as the president of Women’s Ski JumpingUSA, she advocated for elite women ski jumpers from 18 countries around the world to push for the inclusion of women in the Olympic Winter Games. After almost a seven-year campaign conducted by the Women’s Ski Jumping movement, theInternational Olympic Committee agreed to allow women ski jumpers to compete in 2014.
Currently Corradini serves as the president of Women’s Ski Jumping USA and is a Senior Distinguished Fellow in Urban Studies at The Richard W. Riley Institute of Government, Politics and Public Leadership at Furman University. Corradini is also the senior vice president of Prudential Utah Real Estate.
WINholds monthly breakfast meetings, generally on the last Friday of every month, at the Peppermill Hotel and Casino beginning at 7 a.m. Please RSVP to 775-359-7117. Breakfast is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information, please visit www.winevada.com.