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Registration under way for 2010 Women’s Conference at Alfred University

Registration is under way for the Alfred University Women’s Leadership Academy’s Women’s Conference 2010 slated for Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Powell Campus Center.

Cost is $10 for the full day’s events; AU students will be admitted free. For more information, call the Women’s Leadership Conference at 607.871.2971.

The conference vision is to reveal a spirit of confidence and determination in emerging women leaders, however men are encouraged to attend.

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.