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TWU hosts third annual Latina Student Leadership Conference October 7
International best-selling author Yasmin Davidds to serve as keynote speaker


DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University Office of Intercultural Services will host the Third Annual Latina Student Leadership Conference from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 7. International best-selling author Yasmin Davidds will serve as the keynote speaker for the conference that takes place at Hubbard Hall located on Administration Drive and Oakland Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.

On-site registration is $20 for college students, faculty and staff, $15 for high school students and $25 for all others. For more information or to register, contact the TWU Office of Intercultural Services at (940) 898-3634 or intercultural@twu.edu.

The Latina Student Leadership Conference is part of TWU’s Cultural Connections Conference Series. According to TWU Office of Intercultural Services Director Becky Rodriguez, these series of intercultural events are dedicated to promoting leadership, cultural awareness and celebrating diversity within the community through education, intense and honest dialogue and networking.

Davidds was recognized as one of the top Leading Latinas by “Hispanic Magazine” in June 2003. Davidds is CEO and founder of Empowering Latinas, Inc. and in 2001 wrote the international best-seller “Empowering Latinas: Breaking Boundaries, Freeing Lives.” This book and her most recent work, “The Latinas 7 Principles,” are dedicated to Latina empowerment.

For more information about the activities of TWU’s Office of Intercultural Services, visit www.twu.edu/o-sl/intercultural/.


For Further Information Contact:

Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu

Page last updated January 22, 2009

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