Legacy Women Institute International
To Partner with CYRUS Institute of Knowledge
Rochester, NY—JAN 3, 2014 – Dr. Melody A. Cofield, President of Legacy Women Institute International (LWII), announced plans to partner with CYRUS Institute of Knowledge (CIK) to provide women’s leadership perspective and education, entrepreneurship training, and personal and professional development. LWII will participate at both the CIK 2014 Annual Conference in Dubai, and the Corporate Lecture Series in Abu Dhabi. Participating from LWII in this year’s collaboration will be Dr. Melody Cofield and Dr. Gabrielle Bedewi, Founding Legacy Women Champion and former Nielsen Global Segmentation Leader.
CIK 2014 Annual Conference
Date: January 9-11th, 2014
Location: Dubai, U.A.E.; HULT International Business School Campus-Internet City
Dr. Cofield shares “Our goal is to have an international presence and a global understanding of women’s perspectives and leadership roles. This partnership allows us to become an international player empowering women’s leadership globally.”
The CIK Annual Conference will be held at the HULT International Business School at Internet-City, Dubai. This year the theme is: West-Meets-East: Exploring Sustainable Development, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Opportunities. The conference is co-sponsored by Bentley University, HULT International Business School, Southern New Hampshire University, and Suffolk University.
Dr. Melody Cofield, will deliver a presentation titled “Social Capital Leadership: Enhance human potential and improve organizational outcomes by cultivating and harvesting social capital”, and Dr. Gabrielle Bedewi will present “The Art and Science of Predictive Modeling.”
CIK 2014 Corporate Lecture Series
Date: January 12-13th, 2014
Location: The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Following the annual conference, the CIK 2014 Corporate Lecture Series will be held at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Dr. Cofield will deliver a workshop on “Managing the Time Called, NOW” and Dr. Gabrielle Bedewi will present a workshop on “How to Build an Innovation Business Culture” to select male and female campus groups at the Petroleum Institute.
About Legacy Women Institute International
Founded in 2012, LWII’s purpose is to focus the brainpower, perspective, and leadership of women to achieve a more balanced-gender leadership approach towards addressing the challenges of the 21st Century. We do this by providing legacy education, support services, and advocacy for women, girls, and youth.
About Cyrus Institute of Knowledge
The purpose of CYRUS is to create an intellectual atmosphere for scholars and practitioners to engage in educational activity and generate theoretical and applied knowledge in management sciences, economic development, and sustainable growth, and related disciplines applicable to the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. It will also provide educational services and training to individuals and organizations in the aforementioned regions to understand the regions and advance their goals and objectives. CYRUS is an educational, scientific, and non-profit tax-deductible organization. It is a secular and non-partisan organization.