N.D. (Pam Musland) – The “Sky’s the Limit” at the fifth
annual WILD (Women in Leadership Development) Conference slated for
Jamestown on Sept. 13-14 at the North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU)
Conference Center. Women will find inspiration from
nationally-recognized speakers and encouragement to eliminate the
words “I can’t” and “there are limits” from their
goal of the conference is to encourage women to be active and
passionate about getting involved in their communities and in
leadership roles,” said Chelsey Jacobson, NDFU conference leader.
Leader-Chivee, a writer, researcher and thought leader on diversity
and women’s issues in the workplace and in between, is one of two
keynote speakers. She was named by Fortune
magazine as one of the “50 Most Influential Women on Twitter,”
and currently serves on the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations.
She is the author of Crossing
the Thinnest Line.
Dakotan Rebecca Undem will also share the speaker spotlight. She aims
to inspire women to live BIG (Bold, Inspired, Growth-Oriented) lives
and view all the detours as an opportunity to grow and evolve. She’ll
share relatable excerpts from her book, How
Mommy Got Her Groove Back,
which encourages people to take a step back and focus on the
important things in life.
conference begins with the popular Ladies’ Night on Wednesday,
Sept. 13. Participants can shop at a variety of vendor booths, enjoy
appetizers and wine, and learn some self-defense techniques taught by
the North Dakota Safety Council.
with keynote speakers on Thursday, Sept. 14, a panel of North Dakota
women in agriculture and leadership positions will be sharing their
sponsors include NDFU, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, and
Farmers Union Insurance.
of the two-day event is $99 and open to the public. Attendees must be
NDFU members ($30 membership required). However, that cost is easily
recouped from savings in products, services and grocery store
discounts through NDFU’s Member Benefits Plus program.
register, go to www.ndfu.org/wild.
For more information, follow the conference at
or contact Chelsey Jacobson at email@example.com