The Jenks Chamber’s Women in Business program will host its first-ever Women Who Lead day conference on Tuesday, April 4, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Register for the conference.

Presented by the Oklahoma Aquarium, the conference will feature keynote speakers and breakout sessions, and will include breakfast and lunch.

Keynote speakers will include Julie Spencer, owner of J. Spencer; LeAnne Taylor, News on 6 anchor for Six in the Morning; and Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones, associate professor in the Department of Human Relations at the University of Oklahoma – Tulsa.

The morning will feature two panel sessions featuring “Women Who Lead Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations” and “Women Who Lead in Mental Health and Life-Balance.” 

Small business and nonprofit panelists include Liz Flake, Jenks Public Schools Foundation; Dee Hays, HeelzFirst; and Michelle Etter; Mojos Mercantile & Coffee House.

Mental health and life-balance panelists include Jenna Worthen, author of “Women Who Work;” Dr. Amy Emerson, interim Executive Director of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness at OU – Tulsa; Dr. Sara Elneser, Utica Park Clinic; and Shari Holdman, Susan G. Komen.

Time will be allotted for networking breaks.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a mental health analysis.

Following the conference, attendees are invited to attend a networking hour at The Melting Pot in Jenks from 3-5 p.m.

Cost of the conference is $125 for members and $150 for non-members.

The registration deadline is Friday, March 31 by 5 p.m.