International Women in Business: “My father’s dream”
When: March 5th
Where: Sandia Room
Time: 2 pm
Description: Alumna, Karla van der Ploeg, was born in the Netherlands, immigrated to the United States of America, the land of opportunity, to chase their family dream to commence a dairy business. Karla had her own struggles but graduated from ENMU in the Fall of 2010 with a Bachelors in Business Administration, became a realtor, licensed Manufactured Housing Sales Representative and is today the Sales and Production manager at the family owned "Freanna Yoghurt Plant". Tasters of yoghurt provided.
Who are the Middle Eastern Women in Black? By Ms. Kathleen Ferguson-Huntington
Date: March 27th
Location: Sandia Room
Artist, Kathleen Ferguson-Huntington will share her experiences of living and working with woman of the Persian Gulf States from 2000 to 2012.
The lecture will unveil misconception we in the west have about these women. She will read from her memoir, now in progress.
It recalls the many funny, crazy, and outlandish stories from the view of an expat American living overseas.