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CWU Alumna Selected for Women and Democracy's Leadership Institute

Maju Qureshi
Class of 2013
B.A Psychology, Minor in Business Administration

Maju Qureshi has been selected as a member of the 2016 class of Center for Women and Democracy’s Leadership Institute.

Developed in 2002 by the Center for Women and Democracy, the Leadership Institute identifies emerging women community leaders and provides comprehensive leadership development training.

Maju Qureshi successfully completed a competitive application process to gain one of 22 spots in this year’s class.

“I feel like Mojo jojo from the Powerpuff girls,” said Maju as she addressed her classmates as their chosen graduation speaker. “...with my brain exploding outside my skull with all the information I learned from CWD’s Leadership Institute.”

During her time at Central, Maju was a research assistant for Professor Danielle Polage, assisting in her research pertaining to cognition, lying and memory.

In addition, she was a student liaison for Central providing faculty and office staff with help in the promotion and marketing of on and off- campus events, as well as collaborating with fellow CWU campuses to promote and provide events catering to student needs.

The CWD program was designed to be an impactful experience attracting emerging community leaders. The intensive, residential program was held June 21-25 on the campus of Seattle University. The trainers were women leaders from a variety of disciplines and the curriculum explored topics such as community involvement, leadership development, and self-improvement. They met with local and state elected officials and business leaders.


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