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Third Ageless Women's Leadership Summit celebrates SHE-roes

University Louisiana Monroe's Gerontology is hosting its third annual Ageless Women's Leadership Summit.

The summit will be held on Tuesday, March 8th from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m via Zoom. There is no cost; however, registration is required.

The Keynote speaker for the summit is Candy DeGrace, Human Resources Director at Hunt Forest Products.

Other speakers will include Dr. Michelle McEacharn, Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at ULM; Executive Directors of the Governor's Offices of Elderly Affairs and Disability Affairs; and Executive Directors of local senior centers.

Globally, women are still fighting for equality, equity, and basic respect that is due to any human being.

The Millennials and Generation Z need strong female role models with whom they can identify and learn from their experiences.

This event gives people the opportunity to meet remarkable women who became leaders in their respective fields by sheer hard work and determination. They paved their own way and overcame obstacles with courage.

International Women's Day, on March 8th, is dedicated to celebrating a generation of women who broke the glass ceiling and emerged as wonderful role models for the next generation.