MVNU to Host Christian Women's Leadership Conference
October 25-26, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - On October 25th and 26th, Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host the Christian Women's Leadership Conference. This event features keynote speakers Jane Grote Abell and Carla Sunberg and involves a number of presentations, workshops, and group discussions.
This year's theme of the Christian Women's Leadership Conference is Empowered by Grace. This conference is perfect for women in any leadership capacity, whether you have been in a leadership role for many years or simply want to improve your ability to lead in any situation. There will be presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and group discussion on every topic from understanding yours strengths, to handling finances, to creating a leadership presence.
Jane Grote Abell, this year's banquet keynote speaker, is Chairman of the Board of Donatos Pizza. She joined the company in 1978 and has held a variety of positions there, including Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Development, Franchise Development. Abell is also a founding member of the Ross Leadership Institute and serves on the Board of Action for Children and Goodwill Columbus, Inc.
Carla Sunberg, this year's worship keynote speaker, is a Co-District Superintendent of the East Ohio District. Over the years, Sunberg has held many leadership roles in the Church of the Nazarene all over the world. She helped coordinate compassionate ministries and directed the program for Theological Education in the Soviet Union and has taught is Europe, Asia, and North America.
The registration deadline for this event is October 11. To register, email Trinia Huddleston or click here. For more information and for a list of ticket prices, go to www.mvnu.edu/cwlc. This event is open to the public.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,500 students from 32 states and six countries/U.S. territories.