Women’s Conference to Feature Inspiring Voices

by | Feb 22, 2017 | Community

 Looking to be inspired? The 2017 College of the Canyons Women’s Conference “Inspiring Voices: Making a Difference in an Ever-Changing World” will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
The annual conference features an exciting lineup of presenters and breakout sessions designed to help inspire attendees to focus on achieving goals and become civically engaged members of their communities.
Kim Goldman, executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project,
will be the conference’s keynote speaker. Goldman will speak about the various challenges behind establishing a non-profit organization.
Breakout sessions throughout the day will cover a wide range of topics, such as healthy relationships, healthy body image, women entrepreneurs, and civic engagement.
“This year’s conference will offer sessions on a broad range of topics of interest to women while focusing on following your passion and getting involved in non-profit organizations in our community and beyond,” said Dr. Diane Fiero, Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of human resources at the college. “We want the women in our community to hear from our inspiring speakers and walk away with great ways they can make a difference in this world.”
A vendor alley with more than 20 booths will feature for-sale items such as women’s clothing, jewelry, make-up, hats, handbags, personalized home décor, handmade leather gifts, healthy snacks, and other items.
Admission to the 2017 College of the Canyons Women’s Conference is $35 and $20 for students (identification required). Admission includes access to all events and activities, breakfast, as well as a raffle drawing ticket.
Conference sponsors include presenting sponsor Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Valencia, College of the Canyons Associated Student Government, Mellady Direct Marketing, Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewing Co., and KHTS AM 1220.
For more information and to register, visit www.canyons.edu/wc or contact the Women’s Conference event desk at 661-362-3426 or womensconference@canyons.edu




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