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TWU welcomes Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Dede Bartlett to campus Feb. 15 to 18


DENTON — Dede Bartlett, a former officer of two Fortune 100 companies – Exxon Mobil and Altria – and a noted national speaker on women in business leadership, will visit Texas Woman’s University Feb. 15 to 18 as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow.

She will discuss “Resourcefulness Equal to the Need: Celebrating Women’s Leadership” at 3 p.m., Feb. 15 in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods on TWU’s Denton campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 940-898-3350.

During her visit to TWU, Ms. Bartlett will participate in several campus activities, which include class presentations on women in corporate leadership and meeting with faculty and students on the TWU Denton and Dallas campuses.

Ms. Bartlett was vice president of corporate affairs programs at Altria Group Inc., (formerly Philip Morris), where she developed the company’s award-winning domestic violence awareness programs. She also has served as corporate secretary of the Mobil Corporation, president of the Mobil Foundation and chair of the Board Contributions Committee, where she directed Mobil’s worldwide charitable giving programs.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has developed and conducted programs in higher education since 1945. For more than 35 years, the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows have been introducing students and faculty at liberal arts colleges to a wide range of perspectives on life, society, community and achievement. For more information, visit

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