Wednesday February 28, 2007

Women's Leadership Conference

Donna Jordan-Mitchell, former news anchor for WHIO-TV, will deliver the keynote speech at "Changes, Challenges, Choices: The Art of Women's Leadership," the sixth annual Annie T. Thornton Women's Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 24.

Jordan-Mitchell currently is chairman of the board and executive director of the nonprofit Launch Foundation, which helps disadvantaged women make successful life transitions.

The conference, which will run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kennedy Union, will include workshops on developing leadership skills, women in the developing world, effective communication, nontraditional workplaces and schedules, blended families and organizational politics.

Women are also invited to submit stories or artwork for display at the conference.

Cost is $10 for students with school identification and $20 for all others. For more information contact Yemi Mahoney at 937-229-3351 or