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The Eleanor Kagi Foundation, 
 A Lynn M. Bennett Legacy

    Champion Nevada women and their communities through research and education.

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  • Crystal Jackson

    Crystal Jackson is the graduate research assistant at the Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at UNLV. She oversees assessment and training of faculty and staff on the issues of sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and holds a Master’s in Sociology with an emphasis in Women’s Studies.

    Crystal is a published author, volunteer, and community activist. She has been involved with NEW Leadership on many fronts. She went through the program in 2003, served as a Faculty in Residence, provided workshops, and served as the Program Director for several years.


    “Womyn-torship”

    What connections have you made through NEW Leadership, personally and professionally?

    Crystal Jackson describes the mentorship dynamic within the NEWL network.

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    “Nevada is an Awesome State for Women”

    What progress has been made or must be made to improve the status of women in Nevada?

    Crystal Jackson explains why women of Nevada should harness their opportunities for equity.

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  • Improving the Lives of Women through Research and Education

  • NEW Leadership Nevada 2017 Keynote Dinner

    Featuring Restaurateur and Philanthropist Jenna Morton
    Blasco Event Wing, UNLV Foundation
    4505 S. Maryland Parkway
    Thursday, June 8, 2017
    Reception at 5:00pm
    Dinner and Program at 6:00pm
    wrin@unlv.edu
    702-895-4931

  • Meet women who have played an integral role in shaping Nevada's history.

    Flolliott LeCoque

    Flolliott LeCoque is the First Lady of Las Vegas Entertainment who ...
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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