Senator Leahy's 21st Annual Women's Economic Opportunity Conference

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Senator Leahy's 21st Annual Women's Economic Opportunity Conference


Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
Vermont Technical College, Randolph
Mary Alice McKenzie is this year's keynote speaker at #LeahyWEOC. Mary Alice has served for a decade as the director of the Boys & Girls Club of Burlington, where she has worked tirelessly to help young women and men aim high and achieve their goals. A lawyer in her past life, her work with the Club has changed the course of kids' lives with initiatives such as the Early Promise program. In 2014, McKenzie was awarded Champlain College's Distinguished Citizen award and throughout her career, she has held leadership positions in for-profit and non-profit organizations. Her highly anticipated keynote promises to be inspiring and enlightening!    
This FREE conference fills up quickly! Registration closes Sept. 8th
Check out the workshop presenter line up! 
And, as Mary Alice reminds us, this event is a great one to bring a young woman (daughter, student, niece, etc.) to! 

2017 Agenda

Vermont’s 21st Annual Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Vermont Technical College

Randolph Center, Vermont 

Presented by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy

8:00 AM          Registration/Exhibits/Coffee (Located in Judd Hall)

8:25-8:30         Welcome by Patricia Moulton, President, Vermont Technical College

8:30-9:35         U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy

Keynote Speaker: Mary Alice McKenzie, Boys & Girls Club of Burlington

9:45-Noon        AM Workshops (Two 1-hour OR one 105 minute sessions) VTC classrooms

Lunch will be served in Morey Dining Hall immediately following morning workshops.

1:15-2:45 PM   Afternoon Full Group Workshop: Stories of Change -- For Women, For Vermont (Judd)

2:45-3:00         Closing remarks, raffle and evaluations (Judd)

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00am