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    4th Annual Women in Public Service Conference

    Awaken the Force: Unleash Your Full Potential in Public Service

    Attend a full day of exciting sessions that will explore how we support and encourage women in public service. This year’s conference will include dynamic speakers, discussion panels, and networking opportunities exploring topics to enhance and further your work in the public sector.

    keynote speaker

    Lori Sturdevant, editorial and columnist, Star Tribune

    Lessons from the Second Wave: What Today's Women's Movement Can Learn from the 1970s


    Morning Sessions:

    • Diversity - Building Your Cultural Competence 
    • Twitter and Facebook: Staying Sane with Social Media  
    • Public Service Career Building

    Afternoon Sessions:

    • Navigating Cultural/Worldview Conflicts: Responding to Bias, Stereotyping and Prejudice 
    • Mindful Leadership 
    • Navigating Your Career 

    For full detail on this year's conference, see the WIPS 2015 Agenda.

    Event Details

    Date: Friday, November 13, 2015

    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Location: Hamline University, Saint Paul campus
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    Cost: $80 general admission, $30 student admission


    Submit your nominations for 2015 (Deadline: October 1)

    2015 Women in Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award
    2015 Women in Public Service Rising Star Award


  • 2015 Sponsors

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