The third annual Women's Leadership Express Conference will be held on April 26 at the Best Western Doublewood Inn, Bismarck, and will feature keynote speaker Nancy Noonan. Noonan will open the conference with "The Art of Mastery: Inspiring Excellence in Work and Life."
Noonan has a background in sales, marketing and corporate development. She is the author of several books, including "Stepping Stones to Success."
Noonan started her career on stage by tap dancing in the "Stars of Tomorrow" show on Atlantic City's Steel Pier, modeling with the New York City Ford agency, and being selected as Miss Maryland. Today Noonan takes to the stage as a professional speaker, author, workshop/retreat leader, educator, facilitator and consultant.
Noonan received the Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. She is listed in Cambridge "Who's Who and America's Outstanding Young Women."
Noonan also will wrap up the conference with "Cracking Out by Cracking Up! The Art of Humor in Work and Life."
In addition to Noonan, the day's speakers include Molly Barnes, vice president at Northern Improvement Company, who will share stories of her work in a non-traditional career; Brenda Stone, owner of Yoga for You, who will help participants attain professional and personal goals; and Mary Erman with Starion Financial, who will provide best practices for managing finances.
Deadline for registration is April 24. Pre-register online. For more information, call 701-224-5600 or 877-846-9387.
The Women's Leadership Express Conference is committed to encouraging, educating and empowering women. Coordinated by Bismarck State College Continuing Education, Training & Innovation, the conference is sponsored by American Bank Center, Best Western Doublewood, Best Western Seven Seas, Center for Technology and Business and Center for Technology and Business, Cornerstone Bank, Neset Consulting Service and Starion Financial.
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