DOT MAVER TO SPEAK SEPT. 18
Dorothy “Dot” Maver, Ph.D., will be the first speaker of the year in
the Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey’s Institute for
Women’s Leadership and Social Responsibility. She will speak at 7 p.m.
on Tuesday, September 18, in the Missouri Recital Hall of the Haidee and
Allen Wild Center for the Arts. Her address is titled “The Leadership
of Women as Peacebuilders.
Dorothy “Dot” J. Maver, Ph.D., is an educator and peace builder who inspires cooperation on behalf of the common good. Utilizing
a shared responsibility and shared leadership model developed over
thirty years, she attracts individuals and groups to a common purpose
while creating a work environment that demonstrates right relationships
in a culture of peace.
Dr. Maver is president and CEO of the
National Peace Academy in the USA, executive director of the River
Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding, coordinator of Push4Peace, and a
founder and governance member of the Global Alliance for Ministries and
Infrastructures for Peace. She formerly served as
president and CEO of Peace Partnership International where her talents
in education, politics, and grassroots community organizing were focused
on applied peace building.
The Center for the Arts is located on the northeast corner of Austin and Tower streets in Nevada, Missouri.
Institute for Women’s Leadership and Social Responsibility, established
in the fall of 2010, supports Cottey College’s mission to “educate
women” so they may realize their full potential as “learners, leaders,
and citizens.” Presently, the Institute is an unique instructional,
research, and experiential “catalyst” for Cottey College, charged with
purposefully advancing baccalaureate programs of study with
interdisciplinary and global perspectives on women’s leadership and