Patricia Russo, executive director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, will be the guest speaker at the next Kiwanis Club luncheon on Wednesday, March 9, at noon, at WEPCO at 36 New Canaan Road.
Russo is a nationally respected leader focused on improving the quality of life for women in Connecticut and the United States. For more than 25 years she has held numerous leadership positions in public, private and nonprofit organizations centered on women's rights. She has also held leadership positions on federal, state and local political campaigns.
The Women's Campaign School at Yale is a non-partisan, issue-neutral political campaign training program for women interested in running for public office, and for women interested in campaign management. Based at Yale Law School, it is a leading program attracting women from the U.S. and internationally. She is also a member of the Council of Women's Health Research at Yale University and chairs its Philanthropy and Communications Committee.