Momentum Magazine May 2018 Edition - Page 6

EMPOWERing Women to Succeed Empower Women’s Leadership Conference Held More than 600 professionals from throughout the region attended Empower, the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Conference at Mohegan Sun Pocono. This regional, day-long conference is designed to emphasize women’s ability to forge a positive change in their communities and in their personal and professional lives while highlighting the incredible energy created when women come together to support one another. This year’s keynote speakers were Katie Goodman, author of “Improvisation for the Spirit,” and headliner and creator of “Broad Comedy,” and AmyK Hutchens, leadership coach and author of “The Secrets Leaders Keep.” Executive track speakers included Sen. Lisa Baker, Dr. Ida Castro, Elizabeth Graham and Ellen Kyzer. Emerging professionals track speakers included Jane Amato, Dr. Lauren Hazzouri, Attorney Kelley Kaufman and Sara Thaxton. “Dynamic speakers! I laughed and learned. Fantastic combination.” Empower Women’s Leadership Conference is a regional event presented by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Greater Pittston, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton and Back Mountain Chambers of Commerce. “Energetic, motivational and inspiring!” 6 • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce