Kathy Najimy: The Courage to Succeed

September 29, 2012
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Cultural Events
Hanes Auditorium Elberson Fine Arts Center

Critically acclaimed actress, vocal talent and activist Kathy Najimy has appeared in more than 20 films, including starring roles in the Sister Act movies, Hocus Pocus and Hope Floats. She has starred in numerous television productions, including her critically acclaimed part in Chicago Hope; performed the opening musical number of the 1995 Academy Awards; and held leading roles on Broadway, including the first productions of "The Vagina Monologues."

A Lebanese American, Najimy is an outspoken advocate for civil rights and women’s issues, especially those regarding the image and confidence of young women. Combining humor and inspiration, Najimy will share stories of challenges she has faced as a professional and the things that fuel her confidence to succeed. Her keynote address is a featured event in Salem’s Women’s Conference, "Developing Emerging Professionals." This address is free and open to the public with general admission seating. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m., and a reception will follow the event.

To register or for more information visit http://www.c4wnbconference.com.

Sponsored by the Salem College Center for Women in Business and the Salem Signature Leadership program (SSLP), made possible by grants from BB&T.

Gail M. Adams