BenU’s Pittman joins women leaders on exchange trip to United Arab Emirates

BenU’s Pittman joins women leaders on exchange trip to United Arab Emirates
October 18, 2010

Phil Brozynski
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pittmanLisle, Illinois ~ Tanesha D. H. Pittman, M.B.A., Executive Director/Associate Dean of Adult Programs at Benedictine University's Moser College of Adult and Professional Studies, will join a select group of women from across the United States as a member of the 2010 Leadership America Abroad Program traveling to the United Arab Emirates on October 18-26.

Fifteen women from across the United States will visit the three largest dynamic city-states of United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. The cross-cultural experience will include opportunities to absorb the exotic culture of the Middle East while making connections with local and international business and government leaders.

"The 2010 Leadership America Abroad trip to the United Arab Emirates will provide a cross discipline, multi-cultural experience in an exciting, emergent nation," said Martha P. Farmer, Interim Executive Director of Leadership America. "The participants will increase their understanding and enlarge their vision for connective leadership."

Founded in 1988, Leadership America is one of the longest running national women's leadership programs in the world. The program recognizes and brings together accomplished women who have achieved success in their professions, their communities and beyond.

For more information about Leadership America, visit www.leadershipamerica.com.



Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (eighth in Illinois) for Master’s Universities, 11th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and as a Top School for International Students, Freshmen Retention and Graduation Rate for 2010 by U.S. News & World Report.