“The 2017 Judson Women’s Leadership Conference is a full day conference designed to create a great learning environment to share and analyze the unique strengths, challenges, and opportunities facing women. Participants will discover powerful strategies to move their leadership forward as they interact with peers and deepen understandings of the practices of successful women. There will be unique opportunities for networking, mentoring, and leadership development between attendees and the C-level executives, best selling authors, and successful leaders who will be a part of this year’s event.
Representative & House minority leader Stacey Abrams will open the Judson Women’s Leadership Conference on June 20th. The Conference attendees will be treated to greetings from the Ms. Abrams, who is passionate about women’s initiatives and empowering young people. The conference will feature various women as keynote speakers and breakout session leaders to inspire, guide, and mentor the conference attendees. The JCI Foundation, based in Roswell, Ga., operates the event; the conference aims to help young women achieve greatness in their lives through positive mentorship, education, and sport. This year’s featured speakers include women from all areas of business.
The 2017 Judson Women’s Leadership Conference will be held on Tuesday, June 20th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria, presented by Comcast & ADP. ESPN’s LaChina Robinson will serve as the emcee for the day. Keynote speakers include: Grace Killelea, author of The Confidence; Phyllis Newhouse, CEO of Xstreme Solutions; Natosha Reid Rice, Habitat for Humanity; Gail Evans, author, former CNN executive; and Michele Marciniak, CEO of Sheex. In addition, the conference includes a keynote executive panel discussion moderated by CNN’s Kyra Phillips with Jane Cooper, COO of Herschend Family Entertainment; President/CEO of Suntrust Georgia, Allison Dukes; Pam Stewart, VP at the Coca Cola Company; and Caron Cone, VP at ADP; networking opportunities and breakout sessions that will cover topics including leadership, skill building, and success in the workforce. The JCI Foundation began the conference with the goal of assisting young women, whether entering or already in the workforce, in achieving greatness in their lives and careers by providing the insights and tools to assist them in becoming leaders in their respective fields.
All high school and college student early bird tickets are $20, and early bird general admission tickets are $100. All women veterans’ tickets are complimentary. All teachers will receive a discounted ticket. Group discounts, as well as sponsorships, are available. Online registration is available through June and the JCI website can be accessed for a list of speakers and a full agenda for the conference. Visit www.jcifoundation.org or register today! https://2017jwlc.eventbrite.com.”