Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Denver: Female Politicians Seek Support

From the Denver Journal:
The National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women, based in Denver, said Monday it is seeking sponsors for its upcoming annual conference in Chicago.

NOBEL/Women's 24th annual legislative conference will be June 18-21 at the Sofitel Water Tower in Chicago’s Gold Coast area.

More than 250 black women serving as state representatives, senators, judges, commissioners, councilwomen, presidents and executives of organizations and corporations nationwide are expected to attend.

Former ambassador and U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun will address the conference June 19. Workshops will deal with such subjects as finance and economics, education, law and justice, health, technology, governing, entrepreneurship and leadership.

Gloria Travis Tanner is national executive director of the nonpartisan group.

For information on sponsorships and conference questions, call 303-355-7288 or visit

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