• The Northland's NewsCenter and supporting sponsors are proud to bring you our Women in Leadership Awards for 2012.

    Please help us celebrate our 2012 honorees at the 8th Annual Women in Leadership Awards Presentation Luncheon on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Greysolon Ballroom by Black Woods, 231 East Superior Street, Duluth. This event is open to the public with limited seating available by reservation by calling 218-529-7768.

    Click here to purchase reservations online.

    2012 Women in Leadership Recipients:
    The Honorable Sally Tarnowski, St. Louis County Judge, Duluth
    Angela Rosenberg Hauger, CSS Professor of Psychology and Gerontology Program Director, Duluth
    Bonnie Jorgenson, Duluth Edison Charter Schools Head of Schools, Duluth
    Shelley Robinson, Executive Director of Range Center, Inc, Hibbing
    Jo Ann Hoag, St. Luke’s Vice President of Network Development
    Laura Plys, Duluth Buddy Walk Chair, Duluth
    Nevada Littlewolf, City of Virginia Councilor, Virginia
    Dr. Jo Olsen, CSS Dean of School of Education, Duluth

    Our keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Maria Stalzer Wyant Cuzzo, Professor of Legal Studies and Academic Advisor to the CEE Mediation/Conflict Resolution & Paralegal programs at UW-Superior. She also serves as the Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at UW-Superior, an administrative position. Cuzzo regularly educates and trains in topics related to workplace conflict, organizational culture change, respect in the workplace, and mediation/conflict resolution. She is an award winning author and serves on many university, higher education and community committees. She was the first woman attorney in Douglas County, WI in 1984.

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