The University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host its second annual “Building Public Servants” conference on Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Garrett Hall. Media are welcome.
This year’s theme is “Women, Leadership and Policy.”
Highlights include a “Policy Careers” panel at 11 a.m. featuring Virginia lieutenant governor candidate Jeannemarie Devolites Davis, a former state senator; Holly Edwards, former vice mayor of Charlottesville; and Kathleen Hartnett, former special assistant and associate counsel to President Obama.
U.Va. School of Law professor Anne Coughlin will deliver the keynote address at 2 p.m., discussing women in combat. A screening of the documentary “Miss Representation” will be followed by discussion with media studies professor Andrea Press of U.Va.’s College of Arts & Sciences.
Full schedule and details available here.