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My First Program @DoleInstitute: Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at Chevron [Video]

My First Program @DoleInstitute: Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at Chevron [Video]

We kicked off the fall program at the Dole Institute with an interview with Lydia Beebe, the first woman officer at the Chevron Corporation. Lydia was a popular guest due to her background as a graduate of the University of Kansas, both undergrad and at the law school. She currently serves in high profile capacities at the University of Kansas on the Governing Board of the KU Endowment Association & KU Law Alumni. Lydia has had an extraordinary career which includes being named an...

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Lloyd on #2016POTUS

Occasionally, I serve as a trusted source for commentary on the Presidential races, due to my long time service since the 1984 Reagan campaign. That was a long time ago — but I’m still involved. Special Note: Carly is a great role model for women who started as a hairdresser and rose to the top job at HP. Since I conducted the women’s program at the Dole Institute of Politics on the campus of Kansas University this fall, I had a chance to ask a lot of remarkable women their...

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Special Preview: Lloyd Fellowship @DoleInstitute highlights remarkable women [Video]

Special Preview: Lloyd Fellowship @DoleInstitute highlights remarkable women [Video]

October 2, 2015 — Lawrence, Kansas — William B. Lacy, Director of the Dole Institute of Politics on the campus of the University of Kansas has announced that Judy B. Lloyd will join the Institute as its Fall Fellow, conducting a study group each week on extraordinary women in business and politics. “Titled “First in Their Class: Authentic Women and the Originality that Got Them There,” this semester’s Study Group will take a look at women leaders in public service and...

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Finding Joy on 9-11

Today I had a feeling I’ve never felt before on the anniversary of 9-11 – joy. The early morning sky was baby blue with elegant ripples of clouds over Mount Diablo. I shed a tear as I do every 9-11. Then I smiled, thinking about the 2,977 people America lost that day – so many brave firefighters. People like Tom Burnett, who worked nearby at Thoratec in Pleasanton – and Todd Beamer, a software engineer on Flight 93 whose heroism is recognized worldwide as the guy who...

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Remembering Disney’s Dean Jones, Boomers Cultural Icon

I feel like I’ve known Dean Jones all my life. Though I lost track of him over the last 20 or so years — his death still brings back fond memories of my childhood. We loved Dean Jones for his slapstick comedic genius alongside some of the funniest actors and actresses of our time – Hayley Mills, Michelle Lee, Buddy Hackett, Suzanne Pleshette, and the legendary Tim Conway. Read the rest here at...

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