SHE LEADS CONFERENCE SHOWCASES FEMALE LEADERS, EMPOWERS WOMEN

Story by WVUA 23’s Maria Blough.

The 31st order of The XXXI women’s honorary society at the University of Alabama hosted the She Leads conference on Friday night.

<p>The conference focused on empowering women as leaders through building relationships.</p><p>Guest speakers tackled topics that include overcoming challenges in the workplace, entrepreneurship and the importance of diversity.</p><p>“It’s just very important to empower young women, both faculty members and students, to give them that affirmation and to give them that group behind them that says we’re confident in you in whatever field it is, whatever discipline you’re going into,” said Sara Ferguson, the president of The XXXI. “We’re here to support you and we’re here to equip you for whatever you need moving forward.”</p>

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