Saturday, March 16
R2W Talks: Interviews with Powerful Women
Hosted by Serene Mastrianni with special guests Sheila Keator, Joanna L. Krotz, Diane Patrick and Evelyn Resh
Kellogg Music Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 1–3 p.m.
Admission $25, to benefit WBCR-LP, 97.7 FM, Berkshire Community Radio (free for students)
Tickets MUST be purchased in advance at

Join award-winning radio host Serene Mastrianni for a series of intense interviews with women experts, including Sheila Keator on Women in Finance, Joanna L. Krotz on Women in Philanthropy, Diane Patrick on Women and Empowerment, and Evelyn Resh on Women in Touch. The interviews will be followed by a Q&A session.

Serene Mastrianni is cohost and cofounder of Radio2Women, a radio show focusing on women’s issues, broadcast twice weekly from the studios of WBCR-LP, 97.7 FM, Great Barrington, and podcasts widely on the web. The mission of Radio2Women is to entertain, inform, and empower. In 2012, the show celebrated its sixth year on the air, with more than ten thousand podcasts downloaded.

As the founder of Keator Group, LLC, and with more than thirty years of experience in the investment industry, Sheila Keator devotes her time to helping clients define and achieve business and investment objectives. She sits on the Advisory Committee for the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts MBA program and serves on the board of directors of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s Newman

Joanna L. Krotz is the author of Making Philanthropy Count: How Women Are Changing the World; The Guide to Intelligent Giving: Make A Difference in the World-and in Your Own Life; and coauthor of The Microsoft Small Business Kit, a 500-page guide to entrepreneurship. Joanna also runs Muse2Muse Productions, a custom content provider.

First Lady of Massachusetts Diane Patrick has her own record of excellence and distinguished professional and public service. A lawyer, teacher, mother, and active member of her community, Mrs. Patrick has served on the boards of the United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Jane Doe, Inc., and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, among others. Currently, she serves on the board of the Posse Foundation and as an overseer at the Epiphany School. Mrs. Patrick has also been an outspoken advocate in the Commonwealth’s ongoing effort to end domestic violence. She has been actively engaged with families, agencies, and law enforcement to support victims as well as to identify and to address the root causes of domestic abuse.  First Lady Diane Patrick, Governor’s website

Evelyn Resh, MPH, CNM, is a sexuality counselor, author, and nurse-midwife with over twenty years of experience in clinical practice. Her first book, The Secret Lives of Teen Girls: What Your Mother Wouldn’t Talk About but Your Daughter Needs to Know (Hay House, 2009), takes a distinctly sex-positive view of teenage girls and sex. Her second book, Women, Sex, Power, and Pleasure; Getting the Life (and Sex) You Want, will be released March 2013. She has been a contributing writer for and the Huffington Post and is the director of sexuality programming and counseling for Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA.