Women's Center is bringing two dynamic speakers to U.Va. this
month in its "Changing Face of Technology" series.
April 5, Allison Abraham, a 1988 Darden
School alumna, will describe how she envisions the Internet
affecting the lives of users. As Chief Operations Officer at iVillage
Inc. until recently, Abraham was instrumental in designing the
innovative marketing strategies that propelled iVillage.com to
become one of the most popular Web sites for women. She is now
president of LifeMinders Inc.
talk will be held in the Darden School's CCA Amphitheatre, room
50, at 1:30 p.m. Although the event is open to the public, reservations
are required by calling 982-2361.
Monk, the managing editor of Vibe magazine, will give the keynote
speech at the first Black Women's Leadership Conference on April
14. Monk will speak about exploring and representing identity
in the age of technology. The first African-American woman to
become beauty editor of a general audience women's magazine, New
Woman, Monk has also been executive editor of Girl and has been
published in Harper's Bazaar, Heart & Soul and Cosmopolitan.
Her talk will be held at 11 a.m. in Minor Hall Auditorium.