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  • Cassidy Forrester

    Cassidy Forrester recently completed her Associates Degree in General studies at the College of Southern Nevada, and graduated in 2010. She has since attended UNLV where she is majoring in journalism and media studies.

    She is an alumnae of the NEWL 2009 class. Through the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada and NEW Leadership Nevada, she was given the opportunity to intern with Caesars Entertainment. She stayed with the corporation from 2009-2012, working in paid positions for the Government Relations and Communications Department, the Studio One Marketing and Advertising Department, and the Energy and Environmental Services Department.

    She is currently a production assistant for UNLV-TV and recently participated in the Voices of NEW Leadership Nevada project. She remains an avid supporter of the program.


    “My Government Relations and Communications Internship at Caesars Entertainment”

    Have you been able to reconnect with NEW Leadership since your participation?

    Cassidy Forrester describes internship experiences she had as a consequence of her participation in NEW Leadership.

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    “Realizing Potential through Education”

    How is NEW Leadership helping to promote gender equity and diversity?

    Cassidy Forrester argues that NEW Leadership promotes gender equity by encouraging women to reach their potential by first recognizing then strategically overcoming obstacles.

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    Women's Research Institute of Nevada
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455083
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5083
    702-895-2902

    © 2017 WRIN | All rights reserved.

    a Studio Hyperset expression