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Gannon University SBDC to Host 6th Annual Women In Leadership Development (W.I.L.D.) Conference

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The Gannon University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the 6th Annual Women In Leadership Development (W.I.L.D.) Conference on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA. Over 700 women are expected to attend. The mission of W.I.L.D. is to empower professional and enterprising women with knowledge, energy, and passion. The W.I.L.D. Conference is a celebration that recognizes, supports, and promotes women in business.

Keynote speakers include Martha Mertz and Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen. Mertz is the author of Becoming ATHENA: Eight Principles of Enlightened Leadership and the founder of ATHENA International, a nonprofit organization that seeks to support, develop, honor, and inspire women leaders. She is also a successful real estate entrepreneur. Mertz is the owner and president of the Michigan-based firm Mayhood/Mertz Investment, Inc.

Dr. Van Dahlen, named to TIME magazine's 2012 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, is the founder and president of Give an Hour. Concerned about the mental health implications of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Dr. Van Dahlen founded Give an Hour in 2005 to provide free mental health services to U.S. troops and their families. Currently, the network has nearly 6,500 providers, who have collectively provided over $7 million worth of services. Dr. Van Dahlen and Give an Hour were selected as one of the five winners of the White House's Joining Forces Community Challenge, sponsored by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden.

The event will be held on Friday, May 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $110 per person for those who register before March 15; the price rises to $150 after that date. For more information on exhibiting or attending this event, click here.