Marquette University News Release

CEO of Pearls for Teen Girls, Inc. next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

November 9, 2012

Event information:
Date: Thursday, Nov. 15
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall

Danae Davis, CEO of Pearls for Teen Girls, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 15, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street.

Trained as a lawyer, Davis has served as the legal counsel for the Governor of Wisconsin, executive at Miller Brewing and Kraft Foods, and former director of the Department of Employee Relations for the City of Milwaukee. Today, Davis serves as the leader of Pearls for Teen Girls, Inc., a Milwaukee non-profit that serves at-risk girls ages 10 to 19. The organization’s goal is to reduce teenage pregnancies in Milwaukee and to send more young women to college. Davis will discuss her organization’s mission, her career and her hopes for the city of Milwaukee during the next “On the Issues” event.

Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy and an award-winning journalist, continues his “On the Issues” series of provocative and insightful interviews with local and national public officials, journalists and other newsmakers throughout the year.

Seating is limited; registration is available online. For those who can’t attend in person, all “On the Issues” events are streamed live online at the following website, which also contains a catalog of past guests.

Media interested in attending should contact Brigid Miller in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-7445 or brigid.miller@marquette.edu.

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Chris Jenkins

Chris is the Associate Director of University Communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Chris at (414) 288-4745 or christopher.t.jenkins@marquette.edu.

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