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Cypress Hosts the Sixth Annual Women's Conference

Post Date:10/19/2018 1:51 pm

The sixth annual Women’s Conference hosted a sold-out crowd on Wednesday, September 26, at the Cypress Community Center. The conference was sponsored in partnership with the Cities of La Palma, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach. Members of the community, local business leaders, and students from Cypress College, Cypress High School, Kennedy High School, Los Alamitos High School, and Oxford Academy were in attendance.

The conference featured keynote speaker Dr. JoAnna Schilling, President of Cypress College, who delivered an inspirational and educational address. Additionally, the conference featured a variety of interesting sessions including Opal Singleton, President and CEO of Million Kids, and much more. 

Following the conference, Mayor Pro Tem Stacy Berry said, “We are thrilled that the Women’s Conference continues to be a success! The positive feedback from our attendees inspires us to work hard each year to put together a great program full of dynamic and engaging speakers.  We especially hope that the students in attendance leave this event inspired to pursue their passions and strive for success!” 

In addition to providing inspirational and educational sessions, the Women’s Conference also honored four Woman of the Year award recipients for their notable contributions and active service in the communities of Cypress, La Palma, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach. Delight Sittman was selected and recognized as the 2018 Cypress Woman of the Year. 

Photos from the Women’s Conference are available on the City’s Facebook page at Be sure to follow us on Facebook to learn more about upcoming events!

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