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University of the Rockies President to Speak at the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce Gala
Gala event will honor the 25 most powerful women in the Denver area

Dr. Charlita Shelton, president and CEO of University of the Rockies, will present at the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Gala on Tuesday, January 13. Titled “The Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala: Powerful Women Turning the Tide,” the event will celebrate the accomplishments of women in the Colorado area and encourage their progress.

“I am honored to be speaking to this great group of women. They come from a variety of different backgrounds and experiences and we are all helping to move Colorado forward,” said Dr. Shelton.

University of the Rockies, a boutique graduate school focusing on social and behavioral sciences, has been a supporter of the CWCC for several years. The CWCC’s mission of supporting women in Colorado who make a difference aligns with the University’s core values. University of the Rockies is a premier sponsor of this year’s CWCC Gala.

The CWCC Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala will take place on Tuesday, January 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is being held at the Ritz-Carlton located at 1881 Curtis Street, Denver, CO, 80202. For more information and to see a list of the honorees, visit the CWCC’s website.


About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Students may take classes at a state-of-the-art instructional site in downtown Denver, Colo., or work toward degrees online from anywhere in the country. Whether face-to-face or online, University of the Rockies students enjoy the same access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit,,, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.


About the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Since its creation in 1988, the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) has played a significant role in growing business in Colorado. With the mission of creating an environment and the resources conducive to members’ business success, the CWCC is the premier organization that provides opportunities and visibility for women in business through relationship development, education, mentorship, partnership, and alliances. CWCC provides many opportunities to become more involved and build relationships. Events include monthly luncheons, business after-hours, business expos, workshops, and a procurement series. There are six leads groups, as well as numerous committees available to members to build alliances, help launch successful events, expand their network, and demonstrate their talents and commitment to others. For more information, call 303.458.0220, email, or visit