New Biography Available

The Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) is excited to announce the addition of the biography of Pat Mulroy to their growing collection on their website,

The WRIN website serves as a site of research and education about the history of women in southern Nevada.  The site contains video, audio, and images of the women featured.  WRIN is continually adding new women to the site that currently includes more than 75 Nevada women.  The site serves as a source to researchers and a general education tool for students and the community.  WRIN will be spotlighting a new biography each month.

Pat Mulroy is the head of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, a position she has held since 1989.  She also organized the Southern Nevada Water Authority in 1991, and has served as manager of the cooperative since that time.  She has worked to encourage conservation efforts and to insure that southern Nevada has enough water for its residents.

The Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) at UNLV is a member of the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW), a prestigious network of more than 100 leading U.S. research and policy centers that helps ensure fully-informed debate, policies, and practices that help create more equitable opportunities for women and girls. WRIN is currently celebrating 100 years of progress and tradition by recognizing the centennial of woman suffrage in Nevada, 1911-1914—2011-2014.