Women leaders to gather in Hawaii
Women leaders from Japan, Iraq, the Philippines, Hawaii and the mainland will speak at the governor's Third Annual International Women's Leadership Conference, "Women With No Limits," Aug. 29 at the Sheraton-Waikiki Hotel.
"I am honored to host such an impressive list of speakers from around the world, who have pushed the limits of success in their chosen fields, while making a difference globally," Gov. Linda Lingle said in a news release.
"This conference is all about inspiring and motivating Hawaii's women. It is an excellent opportunity to listen to, learn from, and personally meet and interact with these outstanding women leaders, while networking with peers."
Video presentations also will be featured from Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Johnetta Cole, president of Bennett College.
The conference will begin with registration and a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The meeting will follow from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. An informal reception will be held after the last speaker.
Conference participants will have an opportunity to discuss global and local issues important to the advancement of women leaders, as well as share stories of success.
The event is open to the public. The cost, including continental breakfast, lunch, conference activities and the reception, is $175 per person or $150 per person for a table of 10 and $99 for full-time students.
For more information, see www.iwlchi.org or call Lois Hamaguchi at 586-0081.