DCA Announces 2011 Governor's Conference for Women

Attendees Invited to 'Read All About It' At May 3 Event


TRENTON, NJ – Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lori Grifa today announced that the 2011 NJ Governor's Conference for Women will be held Tuesday, May 3, at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City.  It is the state's largest educational and networking opportunity for New Jersey women.

"The theme of this year's conference, 'Read All About It,' is to inspire attendees to make headline-worthy changes in their life and community," said Commissioner Grifa. "In these challenging times, the latest edition of the Governor's Conference for Women will offer positivity, encouragement and support through educational workshops, networking opportunities and motivational stories."

Attendees will participate in a variety of workshops on women's health and wellness, politics, personal finance, community, business and the economy.

The conference will include a networking reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, May 2, in the Crown Ballroom of the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel.  Also, attendees will be able to visit a health fair all day long on Tuesday for giveaways and free health services, as well as visit dozens of exhibit tables offering products and services.

The NJ Governor's Conference for Women is hosted by the DCA's Division on Women and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, a DCA affiliate. The conference is self-sustaining, funded entirely through sponsorship opportunities and registration fees. 

Registration is now open for the 2011 Governor's Conference for Women. For more information or to register, log on to www.njwomensconference.com.