Program to Promote Women in Leadership

Desiree Willar, Staff Writer

South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity is presenting the Women in Leadership Series “Focusing on the Future” program on June 11 at the University Center in Rapid City.

According to the website, the “Women in Leadership Series: Focusing on the Future” program is a unique opportunity to increase skills, develop strategies, and enhance your leadership style. This event is dedicated in helping women network and promote themselves in the area.

Guest speakers will attend to speak on behalf of their own success stories and to encourage others. Speakers from Black Hills State University include: Ms. Linda Rabe, Dr. Helen Usera, Dr. Priscilla Romkema, Dr. Pat Simpson, Dr. Barbara Looney, Dr. Wei Song, Ms. Laura Prosser, and Dr. Mary Caton-Rosser.

Everyone is welcome to attend the program, kicking off on June 11 at 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The program will also continue on as a four-part mini-series on the dates of July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8.

The cost of attending the program will be $269 if registered before April 15. After the April 15 date, the full price of $299 will be charged. Prices will include the full day of presentations, as well as lunch and the four-part mini-series.

Registration can be done online at or call 605-642-6435.