Baker College of Auburn Hills Hosts Seventh Annual Women in Transition Conference

October 26, 2010

Baker College of Auburn Hills, in partnership with Oakland Community College, the American Association of University Women and Best Source Credit Union, will host the seventh annual Women in Transition conference on Friday, November 5. The event, titled “Everything you ever wanted to know about getting ahead,” is designed to assist and support women.

Attendees will learn about recognizing skills and interests, choosing and preparing for a career, getting into college or entering a trade, and obtaining financial and study skills assistance.

The guest speaker is Janis Jones. A media technician in an area elementary school, Jones is in the process of completing her graduate studies in business information technology. She plans to continue her career in the fields of project management and systems analysis and design. The mother of two deaf children, Jones views technology as the key to breaking down the physical and emotional barriers experienced by deaf and hearing impaired children.

The Women in Transition conference runs 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Baker College of Auburn Hills, 1500 University Drive. The $15 enrollment fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, all sessions and handouts. Scholarships are available for those unable to pay the enrollment fee. For information and to register, please call Baker College at 248.340.0600 or 888.429.0410. Registration deadline is October 29.

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