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The Women’s Resource Center at Loyola University New Orleans helps women achieve financial freedom

Loyola press release - September 19, 2001

(New Orleans)—"How to Buy a House," "Retirement Planning," "Basic Investing," and "Managing Credit Card, Student Loan, and other Debt," are just a few of the topics to be explored during Financial Planning for Women, a seminar sponsored by the Loyola University New Orleans Women’s Resource Center and TIAA-CREF. A brochure is enclosed.

The seminar will be held Friday, October 12, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the St. Charles Room in the Danna Center. The event is open to the public; reservations are required by October 5. Contact Susanne Dietzel, director of the Women’s Resource Center, at 864-7880 or sdietzel@loyno.edu.

Dietzel will welcome participants and provide a historical and cultural context for the conference. The scheduled presenters are business and finance leaders, including keynote addressee Rhonda Cartwright, vice president for business and finance at Loyola; Marian Comiskey, assistant vice president in the mortgage lending department at the Bank of Louisiana; Janile Wilson Rayborn, market manager at Bank One; Carolyn G. Stolz, certified financial planner with American Express Financial Advisors Inc.; Anne Reily Sutherlin, account vice president and financial advisor at UPS PaineWebber Inc.; and Debbie Zimmerman, director of internal audit at Loyola.

Participants will be given ample opportunity to ask questions during the sessions and at a roundtable discussion in the afternoon.

The Women’s Center aims to provide Loyola women and men with a positive college experience by responding to their needs as gendered human beings and by fostering an environment that is free of sexism and other forms of institutional and individual forms of oppression. The educational mission of women’s studies is supported by the programs and services offered by the Loyola Women’s Resource Center.

For more than 80 years, TIAA-CREF has been providing benefits for the education and nonprofit research communities, earning a reputation for high-quality, low-cost financial products, as well as responsive service, disciplined investment management, and unrivaled professional integrity.