Cerritos College Will Teleconference the Sold-Out Women’s Conference Live on October 22
Public is Welcome to Come Watch a Number of High-Profile Speakers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2008
Media Contact:Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 860-2451 ext.2287
NORWALK, Calif. - October 14, 2008 -Cerritos College will be hosting a live, televised version of The Women’s Conference that will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on October 22.
The Women’s Conference 2008 sold-out in record time this year when the tickets were released to the public in July, but the local community is invited to Cerritos College to watch the high-profile event that includes speakers, such as Maria Shriver, Condoleezza Rice, Jennifer Lopez and Chris Matthews of MSNBC’s Hardball just to name a few. For a complete list of speakers please visit http://www.californiawomen.org/speakers.
Two of the many topics that will be discussed at this years Conference are: “It’s Your Voice: How You Can Use It to Change the World” and “Life’s Biggest Hurdles: How to Overcome the Unimaginable”.
According to The Women’s Conference website, this “event is the largest and most dynamic gathering of women in the nation. Recognized for its unparalleled capacity to empower and inspire women to become architects of change, the annual conference unites more than sixty internationally-acclaimed leaders and visionaries with 14,000 women in one arena, plus thousands more virtually, to share enriching stories of transformation and success, words of encouragement and life lessons.”
WHEN: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
This is an all-day event that runs from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Please check http://www.californiawomen.org/agenda for a more detailed list of times that specific topics will be discussed and when specific guests will speak.
WHERE: Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
A map of the campus is available at www.cerritos.edu/guide.
COST: Free and open to the public
PARKING: One-day parking passes may be purchased for $1 in parking lots C-1, C-2 and C-10.
Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 200 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently surpasses 20,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at www.cerritos.edu.