On Friday, April 29, Alpena Community College will host “Strong Women, Strong Leaders” from 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $25 and the conference is open to any college or university student.
Alpena is the second college to do so; Western Michigan held their conference on March 25.
According to the press release, the goal of the conference is to help women develop stronger leadership skills, and “exposes them to strategies for achieving success in their future endeavors.”
Thirty women from Alpena and from around the state will hold workshops and sessions throughout the day.
The keynote speaker will be Lisa M. Dietlin, president and CEO of Lisa M. Dietlin and Associates, who has appeared on “Oprah and Friends,” as well as National Public Radio.
She published her second book, “Making a Difference: 365 Tips, Ideas and Stories to Change Your World,” in December of last year.
Registration can be completed by heading to either www.wrc.msu.edu/ywsl.php for an online form or a phone and dialing (989) 358-7297 and reaching Penny Boldrey, the ACC Foundation Executive Director. Registration for this event ends on April 21.