On Oct. 11, 2013, Senator Orrin Hatch and his wife Elaine will be hosting their 27th annual Utah Women’s Conference with the theme, “Discovering the Diversity and Unity of Women,” at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Condoleezza Rice will be the keynote speaker at the conference during lunch. Rice was the former Secretary of State serving under President George W. Bush and is currently a professor at Stanford University.
“This gives Utah women a great opportunity to hear from a woman who has reached the highest levels of government and academia,” says Heather Barney, press secretary for Orrin Hatch.
Some of the featured workshops include Civic Involvement, Turning Road Blocks into Building Blocks, and Financial Planning.
Individuals will pick two classes to attend out of nine choices. Fees due at registration are $40, which will cover the cost of conference materials and lunch. Interested individuals can register online, through the mail or at the door.
Staff at Salt Lake Community College, who is interested in attending, may ask their supervisor if their department will cover the cost for this conference as professional development.
“It’s a fantastic professional development opportunity for our college employees,” says Deanne Arvizu, manager of the Center for Innovation at SLCC.
This conference is not just for women or SLCC college employees.
It is an opportunity for all students and members of the community to be empowered through interaction with several successful women.
Nationally recognized tenor, Steve Amerson, will entertain with his inspirational music at the conference as well.
Several inspirational and influential women of Utah will share their experiences and expertise through workshops.
Some of these women include KUTV2 news anchor Mary Nickels, Amy Iverson of KSL’s The Browser and Kristin Cox, Executive Director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Management and Budget.
Registration will open at 7:30 a.m. The conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 1:30 p.m.
To register early, go to www.utahwomensconference.org or call (801)413-9133.
A full list of featured workshops is listed on the registration website.