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The Women's Symposium returns to celebrate women leaders

The ULM Women's Symposium seeks to empower, motivate, and encourage girls and women from all backgrounds and all educational and professional levels to pursue their passions and seek leadership roles in their desired career paths. To embrace the support of both men and women for the betterment of all.

The Women's Symposium is Wednesday, March 16 at Bayou Pointe. The event will celebrate the women who are making the community stronger. Even though it focuses on women leaders, the event is open to everyone. The faculty and staff rate of $25 is available with the code ULMWS22; enter the code near the end of the registration process.

The keynote speaker will be Leslie Durham, the Alternate Federal Co-Chairwoman for the Delta Regional Authority. She lives in Tensas Parish and is a true supporter of the region.

The following women are award winners;

Dr. Gwenn Jackson won the Legacy award, Ashley Hubenthal won the Lisa Miller Distinguished Leader award, Maggie Generoso won the Kristin Chandler Rising Professional award, Friday Ellis won the Vanguard award, Brook Little won the Emerging Student Leader Scholarship, and Anna Grigsby won the Empowering Student Leader Scholarship.

This event is also great for students and admission is free to them. Many of the university's alumnae are panelists and will be sharing their experiences.