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The annual College of the Canyons Women’s Conference returns Saturday, March 23 with presenters and breakout sessions designed to help attendees find “Purpose, Potential, Passion and Peace,” which is this year’s conference theme.

The 2019 College of the Canyons Women’s Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.

U.S. Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) and California Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) will be the conference’s keynote speakers.

“We are very excited about this year’s conference,” said Dr. Diane Fiero, assistant superintendent/vice president, human resources at the college. “Our goal is to assist the women in our community in exploring their full potential while leading lives filled with peace and purpose.”

Attendees will benefit from breakout sessions throughout the day covering a wide range of topics, including:

* New Innovations in Women’s Health
* Creating a Community of Caring: How to Foster Change through the Work of Non-Profits
* Online Safety for Internet and Social Media
* Having the Courage to Lead
* The Solution Shift: Choosing Joy, Positivity and Success in Every Situation
* Starting a Business
* Personal Safety
* Creating a New Career Beginning
* Financial Milestones
* Becoming Empowered
* Healthy Eating on the Go
* The Four Agreements
* Looking your Best at any Age
* Interviewing Skills

A vendor fair of more than 15 booths will feature boutique shopping of unique for-sale items such as jewelry, boutique clothing, personalized household goods, self-defense items, and handbags. There will also be an information table highlighting local non-profits and women-owned businesses.

Admission is $35 and $20 for students and COC staff (identification required). Admission includes access to all events and activities, breakfast, as well as a raffle drawing ticket.

Breakfast will be catered by the University Center Café and lunch will be catered by Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Co.

Conference sponsors include presenting sponsor Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Valencia, College of the Canyons Associated Student Government, Mellady Direct Marketing, Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewing Co., and KHTS.

For more information and to register, visit the conference’s web page or contact the Women’s Conference event desk at (661) 362-3426 or womensconference@canyons.edu.

For vendor opportunities, email jasmine.foster@canyons.edu.

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