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Women’s Leadership Academy sponsoring all-day Women’s Conference 2010

The Alfred University Women’s Leadership Academy is hosting Women’s Conference 2010 on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Powell Campus Center.

The conference vision is to reveal a spirit of confidence and determination in emerging women leaders, however men are encouraged to attend. In addition to AU students, the conference is open to college students in the area.

The speakers and break-out sessions will provide wisdom, advice, and encouragement on topics ranging from creative leadership skills, to working in a male-dominated field, to a meditation workshop, and more. The day will also include a networking lunch.

The breakout session include: “Women in Media,” “Careers, Women and Choices to Make,” “Creative Leadership,” “Facing Adversity with Integrity and Confidence,” “Title IX: Women + Sport + Equity = Success,” “Meditation Workshop,” “Woman in a Man’s World,” and “Non-Profit Careers and Leadership.” Special panel discussions include “Major Women” and “Managing Independence.”

Many sponsors have made the Women’s Conference 2010 possible including: Platinum Level — Alfred University, Women’s Leadership Center, AU Provost’s Office, and the AU Marketing Office; Gold — Lain’s Cider, the Fiat Lux (AU student newspaper); Silver — Alfred University, Kelly Healy, Office of Residence Life, and the Center for Student Involvement; Bronze — Alfred University Chapter of Society of Women Engineers, Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, and the American Association of University Women’s Alfred/Hornell Chapter.

For more information, visit or call the Women’s Leadership Conference at 607.871.2971.