Business Reader Contributed

Kristina Newman-Scott Will Address West Hartford Women’s Networking Group

Kristina Newman-Scott. Submitted photo

The West Hartford Women in Networking will hold its next meeting on March 26.

Kristina Newman-Scott. Submitted photo

Kristina Newman-Scott. Submitted photo

Submitted by Dianne Rechel

West Hartford Women in Networking is delighted to welcome as guest speaker for its March meeting Kristina Newman-Scott who is Director of Marketing, Events and Cultural Affairs (MECA) for the City of Hartford. Ms. Newman-Scott  sees her role in Hartford as an opportunity to “curate the Capital City” and help position Hartford as a thriving, vibrant and attractive destination for businesses, visitors and residents of the state.  She has created artistic and cultural programming that is inclusive of the city’s many diverse communities. She has successfully used the arts as a tool to address urban blight and celebrate the Capital City’s rich cultural, artistic and historic assets.

Ms. Newman-Scott held the position of Director of Programs at the Boston Center for the Arts in Boston, MA and Director of Visual Arts at Real Art Ways in Hartford from 2005-2010.  As a result of her innovative efforts she came to national attention and was praised by a variety of national and international publications, including the New York Times, The Jamaica Gleaner, Caribbean Review of Books, Small Axe and ARC Magazine to name a few.

Newman-Scott is a 2015 Next City Vanguard 40 Under 40, a 2014 National Arts Strategies Creative Community Fellow and A Hive Global Leadership Selectee as well as a Hartford Business Journal Forty Under 40 awardee. In 2013, she received the Charter Oak Cultural Center’s Vision Arts Award for Arts and Education. She has been a visiting curator, guest lecturer and panelist at many organizations and institutions across the country including the School of Visual Arts, New York; Rhode Island School of Design, RI; Wesleyan University, CT; NationalAssociation of Media Arts and Cultural Conference, TX; Connecticut Main Street Center, University of Connecticut and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY.She serves on the boards of many Capitol City arts and cultural organizations.

This dynamic meeting will include Introductions, Networking, Collaboration and Discussion.  Please come for a lively, motivating morning with wonderful women.

West Hartford Women in Networking was started in 2011 with the goal of creating a supportive community of women in business.  Each month we have a meaningful, collaborative forum where we learn from and enrich one another, while at the same time expanding our business skills.  Approximately 50 women attend each month.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 7:30-9:45 a.m., at Chatfield, One Chatfield Dr., West Hartford.

Meeting cost: $2.  Refreshments will be served.

For further information: call Dianne Rechel 860.573.3501 or check our website  www.westhartfordwomeninnetworking.com

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the author


We-Ha.com is the place to go for the latest information about West Hartford – a town that "has it all"! We-Ha.com is part of and proud of our community, and we bring a hyperlocal focus to news and features about the people, schools, businesses, real estate, sports, restaurants, charitable events, arts, and more. Contact us at: [email protected] or [email protected].

Leave a Comment

Translate »