April 8, 2010
First female White House press secretary to speak at Marquette
Dee Dee Myers to address ‘Why Women Should Rule the World’Event Information:
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Alumni Memorial Union
Ballroom, 3rd floor
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.
MILWAUKEE – Dee Dee Myers, White House press secretary during President Clinton’s first term, will speak at Marquette University Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The country’s first female presidential press secretary, Myers will sign copies of her book, Why Women Should Rule the World
, immediately following her speech.Tickets are required for this free, public event and can be picked up in the Brooks Lounge on the first floor of the AMU. There is a limit of two tickets per individual.
A political analyst and commentator, Myers is a Contributing Editor to Vanity Fair
and a popular lecturer on politics, the media and women's issues. After leaving the White House, Myers filled a chair on the CNBC political talk show Equal Time
and served as a consultant on NBC's acclaimed drama The West Wing
. Myers is a 1983 graduate of Santa Clara University.
Myers’ visit is being held in conjunction with Marquette’s Centennial Celebration of Women
. In 1909, Marquette became the first Catholic university in the world to offer coeducation as part of its regular undergraduate program.
Media interested in attending this event should contact Christopher Stolarski in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-1988 or email@example.com
.Editor’s note: High-resolution, downloadable images of Myers are available on her Web site: http://www.deedeemyers.org/about/