Louisiana Women Leaders Business Conference

Louisiana Women Leaders Business Conference
2020 March TBA

Event Information from 2017

The 2017 Louisiana Women Leaders Conference will take place on December 2nd at the Marriott New Orleans at 9 a.m in conjunction with Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business Hall of Fame event.  Hotel reservations should be made by Wednesday, November 8th.

8:00 AM, Registration/Check-In

9:00 – 10:45 AM, Focus Sessions

11:00 AM, Conference Keynote

12:00 PM, Luncheon w/ Keynote and Hall of Fame Awards

2:30 PM, Patron/Champagne Party

Featured Presenters

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Elizabeth Smart (Luncheon Keynote)

Founder of the “Elizabeth Smart Foundation”, Elizabeth has also helped promote The National AMBER Alert, The Adam Walsh Child Protection & Safety Act and other safety legislation to help prevent abductions.  Click here for long bio.


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Mike Wagenheim (Conference Keynote)

Foreign correspondent in Israel (former Nicholls State University student).  Wagenheim will connect live during the conference with a woman member of the Israeli Parliament to shed light on differences between opportunities for women in Israel and the United States. Full Bio – Click Here.













Sharren Haskel (Conference Keynote)

An Israeli member of the Knesset for Likud. She is the youngest member of Likud and the second youngest member of the 20th Knesset. She speaks fluent French, English, and Hebrew.


Demo Diva Simone Bruni and Carol Neff and Louisiana Caterpillar Sally Boyce Rinehart, non-traditional opportunities for women/small business leadership/workforce development.

Linda Thurman and panel, Hollywood South Opportunities.



Call the Center 985-448-4770 if you have any questions.