The UNM Anderson School of Management Dean's Office and Women in Leadership (WIL) student organization hosts a virtual panel discussion as part of the She Means Business Speaker Series. The event will occur via Zoom on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (MST).  

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The virtual panel will feature influential leaders of Albuquerque will discuss ways to encourage and support diversity in organizations. 


  • Dr. Assata Zerai, vice president for equity and inclusion and professor of sociology, The University of New Mexico
  • Troy Lesesne, head coach and technical director, New Mexico United
  • Chanel Wiese, executive director, Somos Unidos Foundation

Dr. Kathryn Jacobson, associate dean of Anderson School and associate professor of organizational behavior and leadership, will moderate the panel.

To register for the event, visit She Means Business. For more information, email Crystle Collier,,

Women in Leadership is a student organization at the Anderson School of Management open to both undergraduate and graduate students. WIL works to cultivate career skills for female students and build their professional network through events, workshops, and guest speakers. To learn more about the organization, visit Women in Leadership.