Women Bishops Discuss Female Leadership in the Religious Realm

May 21, 2020

Panel to explore leadership styles, SHEroes and heroes, racism and sexism, and leadership tips for both men and women
Media Contact: Larry R. Hygh, Jr., Ed.D. – 626-755-6948 – Larry.Hygh@csusb.edu
SAN BERNARDINO, CA – Five United Methodist Female Bishops will discuss leadership during a panel discussion “Female Leadership in the Religious Realm” this Friday, May 22, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. (PT) as part of California State University, San Bernardino’s virtual Womxn’s Leadership Conference 2020.  The discussion will explore their leadership styles, SHEroes and heroes in their lives, racism and sexism, and leadership tips for both women and men. The conference theme is “The Future is Female: 100 Years of Voices.”
Panelists are:
Bishop Minerva Carcaño, California-Nevada Conference (San Francisco Episcopal Area)
Bishop Linda Lee, Retired
Bishop Tracy S. Malone, East Ohio Conference (Ohio East Episcopal Area)
Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, Western Pennsylvania Conference (Pittsburgh Episcopal Area)
Bishop Mary Ann Swenson, Retired
Professor Larry Hygh, Jr., Ed.D., a former United Methodist communicator who teachers in the communication studies department at the university, will moderate the panel discussion.  Hygh earned a doctorate in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University and his dissertation was entitled “A Qualitative Leadership Study of the Four Female African American Bishops of The United Methodist Church” exploring the defining leadership moments of Bishops Leontine Kelly, Beverly J. Shamana, Linda Lee, and Violet L. Fisher. 
The event is free, but registration is required.  To register, click here.  For more information about the conference, click here.
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