11/09/18: Southeast and Norwich Women and Girls Breakfast
The Southeast and Norwich Area Women & Girls Funds cordially invite you to a Celebration of Women
Featuring Izaskun Larrañeta, Deputy Managing Editor of The Day
And powerful stories about the impact of the Women & Girls Funds
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018
7:30 am: Networking & Full Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am: Program
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
625 North Road, Route 117, Groton, CT
$35 per person (students with ID are free)
Sponsors: $500 & $1,000 levels
RSVP by November 1st
Online Tickets are Closed at this time.
Please call the office for ticket purchases.
About Izaskun Larrañeta
In 1999, Izaskun (Sassy) moved to Connecticut to start working for The Day newspaper in New London as a town reporter. During her tenure there, she covered several beats, including courts, police and breaking news.
Sassy has covered critical issues like eminent domain in New London, the state’s last death penalty execution and uncovered and wrote about a mortgage scam that led to two high profile federal convictions. She has received numerous recognitions, including two Publick Occurrences awards.
In 2016, she was promoted to Deputy Managing Editor, where she oversees The Day’s newsroom, guiding reporters and daily news coverage. In 2018, she was honored as the Latina of the Year by the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut and La Latina Network.
Sassy received her Bachelor of Arts in communication in 1998 from Fordham University. In 1999, she received her Master of Arts in newspaper journalism from Syracuse University.
She resides in Colchester with her husband, two children and her mother, a refugee from Puerto Rico.