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Stanford Report, November 1, 2000

IRWG sponsors talk on women's influence on life, leadership and work in Silicon Valley

Kim Walesh, director of Collaborative Economics, will discuss "Preliminary Research Results on Women's Leadership and Participation in the New Economy" at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Faculty Club. She will address how women influence life, work and leadership in Silicon Valley. Walesh is a cofounder of the Palo Alto-based Collaborative Economics, which helps civic leaders bring together business, government, educational institutions and community organizations around common goals for economic development.

Her talk, part of a series on "Gender and the Workplace" sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, is preceded by breakfast at 7:15 a.m. Registration is $40; $15 for faculty, staff and students. To register, call 723-1994 by Nov. 8. For more information, contact program coordinator Mary Stiles at 723-1995 or