Find Your Voice, Tell Your Story at Women's Conference
At the first annual Women In Leadership Development (WILD) conference in Jamestown on Sept. 21-22, participants will have the opportunity to learn communication tips from a professional trainer.
Lisa Gunderson, an instructor with Fred Pryor Seminars, will present a two-hour short course entitled, “Speak Up & Be Heard,” that is designed to build speaking confidence in women.
“Becoming a more effective communicator is an important goal of our conference, which is designed to empower women to become more involved in their communities and organizations,” said Carla Edinger, member operations coordinator for North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU). “We are excited to have an instructor of Lisa’s caliber at this event.”
Other educational sessions will focus on parliamentary procedure, precision agriculture, farm programs, ND 2.0: The Next Chapter, women and cooperative boards, and running for elected positions.
A block of sleeping rooms is reserved at Quality Inn in Jamestown Call 701-252-3611 by September 14. Mention "NDFU WILD" to get a special room rate or for more information, call 800-366-8331 ext. 127.
Organizations partnering with North Dakota Farmers Union are the Farm Service Agency, Red River Valley Research Corridor, Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives, and USDA Rural Development.