State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump to Speak at UMass Amherst Women’s Leadership Breakfast

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Date:    March 28, 2014

Time:   8:30 a.m.

Place:  Marriott Center (UMass Campus Center), 11th floor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump will deliver the keynote address at the UMass Women’s Leadership Breakfast.

Elected in 2010, Bump is the first female auditor in state history. A former state representative and former secretary of labor and workforce development, she will discuss the challenges facing women who run for elective office, and the need for more to do so.

The program will include the presentation of student leadership awards in memory of two UMass leaders who passed away in 2013, women’s softball coach Elaine Sortino and Commonwealth Honors College Dean Priscilla Clarkson.

The breakfast is sponsored by Lead UMass and the Student Government Association.