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Lone Star College System to present Women's Conference on April 20

HOUSTON (March 9, 2012) –  The 2012 Lone Star College Women’s Conference will be held on Friday, April 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Lone Star Community Building, located at the Lone Star College System Office, 5000 Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands.

Professional women of all ages are invited to attend the conference, which will inform, inspire and challenge attendees to learn the skills and strategies they need to unleash their inner leader.

The conference lineup includes five presenters of national and international acclaim, including keynote speaker, Dr. Lois Frankel, who will present “Unleashing the Leader in You.”

Known for her witty, warm and practical presentations that engage, educate and entertain,  Frankel has written several books, including the international bestsellers, “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office” and “Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich. She has appeared on the “Today” show, “Larry King Live”, CNN, and Fox News and has been featured in USA Today, People Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal.

In addition,   Frankel is the president of Corporate Coaching International, a Pasadena, Ca. consulting firm, and is the founder of two non-profit organizations, MOSTE: Motivating Our Students Through Experience, and Bloom Again Foundation.

“Dr. Frankel has worked with hundreds of multinational corporations, including Microsoft, MasterCard, The Walt Disney Company, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and Warner Bros., so we are extremely excited to have such a sought-after career consultant and public speaker deliver the keynote presentation at the Lone Star College Women’s Conference,” said Amy Cooper, program manager for continuing education at LSC-Montgomery.

Other presentations include:    

“Rock Your World: Everyday Activities for Everyday Success…Guaranteed!” presented by Dayna Steele, nationally-recognized rock radio and television personality;   “Developing Lifelong Financial Security,” presented by Britt Kornman, financial advisor; “Networking,” presented by Candace Beeke, editor of the Houston Business Journal; and “Developing a Social Presence,” presented by Luke Quanstrom, social media strategist.

Following the conference, attendees will be able to purchase books signed by Dr. Lois Frankel and Dayna Steele, receive a free social media and website analysis from Luke Quanstrom, network with other conference attendees, and visit exhibitor booths.

Registration for the April 20 event is only $79, which includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Seating is limited to the first 200 attendees who register.

To register for the conference or for more information, go to LoneStar.edu/WomensConference or contact Amy Cooper at (936) 271-6342 or Amy.F.Cooper@LoneStar.edu.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.