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Registration still open for March 21 women’s conference

February 23, 2015

Unity is Our Strength conference logoRegistration remains open for the fourth annual women’s conference – “Women of Purpose: Unity is our Strength” – scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, in the Holmes Student Center.

Sponsored by De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program (an initiative of the Latino Resource Center) in collaboration with E.B.O.N.Y. Women, the conference provides young women with the personal and professional development needed to succeed in college.

It is designed to promote services specific to the needs of women on campus and surrounding community, as well as increase the retention and graduation rates of women at the high school and college level.

Jennifer L. Rosato Perea, dean of the NIU College of Law, will deliver the keynote address. She will talk about her journey to becoming a Latina dean and the importance of serving as a leader in the community.

Registration is free. For more information, call (815) 753-1986 or email [email protected].