Maine NEW Leadership to celebrate 11th year with reception May 31

University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will be the keynote speaker at the Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership networking and fundraising reception at 4 p.m. May 31 at Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor.

The event will celebrate the 11th year of the University of Maine Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center’s program. Maine NEW Leadership was developed to address the under-representation of women in politics. It’s designed to educate and empower young leaders by honing skills necessary to become the next generation of effective civic and political leaders. More information about Maine NEW Leadership is online.

Anyone unable to attend who would like to make a gift may do so online or by calling 581.1148 or 866.578.2156. For more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Susan D’Angelo, 581.1648,