Phenomenal Women’s Conference aimed at shaping legacy of leadership for women

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 19‚ 2007) – The Siegel Institute for Leadership‚ Ethics and Character will…

Georgia (Mar 19, 2007) — Phenomenal Women’s Conference aimed at shaping legacy of leadership for women

Stacey Moore

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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 19‚ 2007) – The Siegel Institute for Leadership‚ Ethics and Character will host its 7th annual Phenomenal Women’s Conference March 30−31. Held at the Kennesaw State University Center‚ the two−day event promises to inspire and empower women leaders with strategic plans for personal and professional growth.

Participants will attend sessions focused on issues like networking‚ image building‚ political power and leadership through conflict. They will also hear from international and national speakers such as Farkhonda Hassan‚ Egypt’s secretary general of the National Council for Women‚ Haley Kilpatrick‚ founder and president of the award−winning teen program‚ Girl Talk‚ and Marie Wilson‚ founder and president of The White House Project.

Elisabeth Williams Omilami will receive the 2007 Phenomenal Women’s Award for humanitarian efforts for her work with Hosea Williams Feed the Hungry and Homeless‚ the largest African−American human services organization in the Southeast during the award ceremony Friday‚ March 30.

For more information about the Phenomenal Women’s Conference‚ visit www.siegelinstitute.org or contact Karen Pressley at 678−797−2000.

An academic unit of Kennesaw State University‚ the Siegel Institute for Leadership‚ Ethics and Character promotes ethical leadership at KSU‚ the greater Atlanta area‚ and for the common good throughout the world for all individuals representing all walks of life. The institute serves its publics through academic courses and other learning opportunities designed to develop ethically competent leadership for education‚ business‚ government and all other sectors of society.

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A member of the 35−unit University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third−largest university in Georgia‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a new doctorate in education.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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