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DATE: March 25, 2002
CONTACT: Calvin Burns, (901) 333-5338 or Marilyn Duncan, (901) 333-4247

FedEx Executive to Give Special Address at Southwest

Burnetta Williams, Vice President of Finance and Assistant Treasurer at Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), will speak at Southwest Tennessee Community College (Southwest) Wednesday, March 27. Williams will give the keynote address for, American Women Sustaining the Spirit in honor of Women's History Month. The program is set for 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., on the Macon Cove Campus, 5983 Macon Cove, in the Farris Building, Rooms A&B. The event is free and open to the public.

American Women Sustaining the Spirit is sponsored by graduates of the Professional Re-entry Education Program (PREP). This creative program is designed to serve single parents and displaced homemakers who have the potential to succeed in a post-secondary institution, but may lack the initial financial resources to get started or the motivation to enroll .

Williams has been an employee at FedEx since 1982. Her current responsibilities include assisting the treasurer in the management of corporate finance activities for the holding company and the independent operating companies. A native Memphian, Williams earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Yale University and a master's degree in finance from the Sloan School at M.I.T. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Memphis Arts Council and the Riverfront Development Corporation.

For additional information about American Women Sustaining the Spirit or PREP, call Southwest at (901) 333-4486.

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.