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HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (Oct. 10, 2011) – In support of women attaining leadership goals, the Women’s Center of Tidewater Community College hosts the second annual Women’s Leadership Speaker Series this fall. All talks will be held at 5:50 p.m. at a variety of locations at the college.

Lisa Sinclair
Nancy Creech
Fran Dillard-Moore
Capt. Mary K. Nunley

The series launches on Oct. 18 with Lisa Sinclair, general manager and part owner of Sinclair Communications. Sinclair Communications radio stations include BOB-FM, WNIS 790AM and FUNNY 850AM. Sinclair’s talk, “Leading the Sound Waves,” will be held at the Norfolk Student Center, 5th floor.

On Oct. 25, Nancy Creech, president and CEO of Virginia Beach Events Unlimited, will discuss how “Only the Lead Dog Gets a Change of Scenery.” Creech heads up the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival and is a partner in Ayers Associates. She will speak in the Advanced Technology Center Theater, Virginia Beach Campus.

Fran Dillard-Moore, director of Women in Crisis, YWCA of South Hampton Roads, will talk with students on Nov. 1 about “Opportunity May Not Knock Twice,” making the most of every opportunity, seizing the moment and being ready to act. Dillard-Moore will speak in the Forum at the Portsmouth Campus.

Capt. Mary K. Nunley will give the final leadership talk on Nov. 14. Nunley is the senior nurse executive and director of nursing services for Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Nunley will speak at the Norfolk Student Center, 5th floor.

All talks are free and open to the public. For reservations, click here or call 822-1349. For campus locations, maps and driving directions, visit


Laurie White

Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and Workforce Solutions services in Hampton Roads - served more than 46,000 students in 2010-11. The 16th highest associate-degree producer in the nation, TCC offers more than 150 programs including business administration, culinary arts, general studies, modeling and simulation, network security, nursing, and automotive technology. Among the fastest-growing two-year institutions in the United States, TCC was founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System. The college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk’s theater district, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth, the Regional Automotive Center in Chesapeake, and the Regional Health Professions Center and the Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach, as well as the Regional Workforce Solutions Center in Suffolk. Forty-five percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit