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March 14, 2012
College to Host 2012 Women's Conference on March 17
College of the Canyons will host a day of information, support and inspiration designed to empower attendees to make successful transitions in their lives during this weekend’s COC Women’s Conference.
Sponsored by Boston Scientific, Valencia Neuromodulation, the 2012 College of the Canyons Women’s Conference is scheduled 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, located on the college’s Valencia campus.
Admission to the event is $15 and includes access to the entire conference, including three morning breakout sessions of the attendee’s choice, a continental breakfast and entrance into the post-conference Resource Fair.
Resource Fair attendees will have additional opportunities to meet with conference presenters and network with representatives from various college departments and community organizations dedicated to helping individuals reach their career development goals.
“The challenges women face in their lives often require them to consider new paths that may take their family, career and personal life into unchartered territories,” said Deborah Rio, the college’s dean of enrollment services and co-chair of the conference. “College of the Canyons wants to provide the women, and men, in our community with a day dedicated to overcoming those challenges and give them the resources needed to transition to new ways of thinking that will allow them to realize their potential.”
This year’s Women’s Conference will be focused on five key information strands: Business, Education, Career Exploration, Financial Planning and Women’s Health.
Attendees will have access to a variety of interactive breakout sessions, with each session led by a local subject expert or industry professional who will inspirational stories of triumph and success -- along with a plethora of helpful tips and information.
“This event promises to be uplifting, informative, inspirational and fun,” added Rio.
For more information and the scheduled lineup of featured presenters and events, or to register to attend, follow the link below or contact the Women's Conference event desk at (661) 362-3044.