President Jane Close Conoley wins Trailblazer Award at Legacy of Leadership Award Ceremony

Hundreds of women sat, stood or kneeled Monday evening in an overflowing conference room filled with uproarious laughter. California State University, Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley was one of six women on stage at the front of the room in the Omni Los Angeles Hotel where she and her colleagues joked about what they do to keep stress at a minimum. “The last time I had balance was 1978,” Conoley said. President Conoley received the Trailblazer Award for women leaders along with the other five women California State University presidents during the Legacy of Leadership Award Ceremony. Leadership California, the nonprofit organization that honored President Conoley and her fellow awardees, is comprised of more than 1,500 women leaders whose goal is to advance the leadership role of women in California. At the event, CSU Chancellor Tim White took the stage to congratulate the six women and to recognize that, with one in 10 California workers having graduated from a CSU, the presidents have the ability to affect positive change in a vast number of people. Conoley said that she enjoyed her time as interim chancellor at the University of California, Riverside because she had the chance to work with

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