September 25, 2013
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Conference to inspire next-generation women leaders

By Jasmine Butler, BSU senior

Female students on the quest to become the next generation of leaders in their fields should plan to attend the Women’s Engagement and EmpowHERment Conference Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the BSU Student Center.

The free conference, sponsored by the Department of History and Government and the Honors Program, will feature women speakers representing expertise in leadership, career development, and health/wellness. The purpose is to empower women with the tools to meet their personal and professional goals. Register for the conference.

The event is open to the public, but organizers encourage BSU students to attend. “We want to bring together panels of dynamic accomplished women who are experts in their respective fields to provide valuable information about key issues to the women of Bowie State and in the surrounding area,” said conference organizer and BSU alumna Billie Gross.

Sheila Stewart, director of news and community affairs for Radio One D.C. is the keynote speaker. Additional speakers include GEICO Vice President of Public Affairs Rynthia Rost, as well as Dawn Culpepper, program director at the Public Leadership Education Network, and Nicole Eickhoff, business development specialist at the D.C. Women’s Business Center.

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