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Sisters to deliver leadership lecture

February 16, 2010

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Twins Janet and Mary Murguía, both Kansas University alumnae, are scheduled to deliver the 2010 Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women’s Leadership Lecture.

State Rep. Barbara Ballard will moderate a discussion with the sisters, which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. The event is free and open to the public.

Janet Murguía is president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, a Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. She previously worked at KU as its executive vice chancellor for university relations.

Mary Murguía is the first Latina to serve on the U.S. District Court of Arizona. She has also provided guidance and counsel for law enforcement issues and policy initiatives at the U.S. Department of Justice and has worked in the U.S. Attorneys service.

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