Drale to Participate in Special International Women’s Day Bridge Builders Conversation

Chancellor Drale

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Christina Drale will take part in a special International Women’s Day Bridge Builders conversation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, featuring inspiring women leaders of Arkansas.

The program, which is presented by the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton School of Public Service, will feature influential Arkansas women who are leading in business, philanthropy, and higher education, through this period of uncertainty, activism, and change.

Drale joined UA Little Rock in 2006 and served as the associate dean of the College of Professional Studies, associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, interim executive vice chancellor, and provost prior to becoming UA Little Rock’s first female chancellor in 2019.

In addition to Chancellor Drale, the program will also feature Victoria DeFrancesco, dean of the Clinton School of Public Service and political analyst for NBC News and Telemundo; Heather Albright, senior vice president and senior relationship manager in middle market at Bank of America; and Sherece West-Scantlebury, president and CEO of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.

The program will be hosted at the Clinton Presidential Center and will also be livestreamed for those who are unable to join in person. Participants may register for the event and submit questions for the panelists via this link.

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