California First Lady Maria Shriver today announced that Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden will join the extraordinary lineup of newsmakers and world opinion leaders confirmed for The Women’s Conference 2010. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center, the conference will run from Sunday, October 24 through Tuesday, October 26. Dr. Biden, in her first appearance at the conference, will speak during the Opening Session of The Main Event on Tuesday, October 26th in front of a sold-out crowd of 14,000 attendees.
Her participation, along with the entire main stage and select breakout sessions, will be streamed live in their entirety at: http://www.womensconference.org.
“I am honored to welcome Second Lady Jill Biden to The Women’s Conference 2010. I truly admire Dr. Biden’s commitment to highlighting the importance of community colleges to our country’s economic future. She has also done so much to bring much needed attention to women’s health issues and to raise awareness of the sacrifices made by our military families,” said Maria Shriver. “I’m so proud that The Women’s Conference has become a destination where the world’s greatest voices, hearts and minds like Dr. Biden come together for authentic and candid conversations that you cannot find anywhere else.”
Other program highlights from The Main Event’s stage sessions and fourteen breakout conversations include:
-Remarks by First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama during the opening session of the main stage;