NSU entrepreneurship event May 3-4 in Baton Rouge

The Louisiana Center for Women and Government, headquartered at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, seeks registrants for the Louisiana Women’s Leaders Conference on Small Business Entrepreneurship slated May 3 and 4 at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge.

Keynote speakers include Joan Lunden, former host of “Good Morning America” and best-selling author; Moira Forbes, publisher of Forbes Woman; and Dr. Sam Bacharach, professor at Cornell University, director of the Bacharach Leadership Group and best-selling author. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Wendy Vitter, wife of U.S. Sen. David Vitter, will serve as honorary co-chairs.

The conference purpose is to empower women who seek information that will lead to economic wellbeing.

Keynote speakers will offer insight into personal reinvention and non-traditional business opportunities. Breakout sessions will focus on legal, credit, financial and technology issues.

The conference registration fee is $75. Checks should be made payable to “Friends of Louisiana Center for Women and Government” and mailed to P.O. Box 2062, Thibodaux, La. 70301. To pay by credit card, call 985-448-4770.

For additional conference details — including a schedule; list of partners, contributors and committee members; award details; mentoring opportunities; hotel information; and an exhibitor application — go to www.nicholls.edu/lcwg/ and click “Louisiana Women’s Leaders Conference on Small Business Entrepreneurship.”

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