The USPOULTRY Women's Leadership Conference will focus on providing essential techniques for female professionals to cultivate and improve their leadership skills and effectiveness. The conference will be held August 22-23 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, Fla.

"Success does not happen by chance. It takes strategic and critical thinking. This year's conference will provide a forum of innovative leaders ready to engage and share their personal journeys and lessons learned along the way, as well as provide relevant tips and networking opportunities," said program committee chairperson Teresa Dunlap, Wayne Farms. 

Agenda topics include: Aligning Personal Values with Career Goals … Finding Your True Purpose; Assertiveness in Leadership; Profiles of Industry Women in Leadership Roles; Competencies for Becoming Better Leaders; Best Practices for Using Natural Skills to Turn Appeared Weaknesses into Strengths; Tips for Career Success; and Delivering Results in a Highly Competitive Environment.

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Registration for the Women's Leadership Conference can be done online. 

The Women's Leadership Conference was developed by a team of professional women in various levels of management and responsibilities.  The program committee includes Robin Robinson, Sanderson Farms; Tabitha Newton, Perdue Farms.; Lisa Noffsinger, Mississippi State University;  Eliza Felix, Gerber Poultry;  Lyne Nolen, Marshall Durbin Companies; Teresa Dunlap, Wayne Farms; Christy Rogers, Perdue Farms; Alisa Chandler, University of Georgia; and Barbara Mistarz, Wayne Farms.