COC University Center hosts 2018 Women’s Conference
Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Wome's Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal
By Georgia Rios
Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Women from all across the Santa Clarita Valley came together for the 2018 Women’s Conference at the University Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday morning.

The sold-out conference offered a large variety of classes ranging from belly dancing to self care and inspirational lectures.

Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Women’s Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal.

“For almost over 30 years off and on, we try to offer a compliment of sessions that would interest women in our community,” explained Diane Fiero, member of the Women’s Conference Committee. “We have things from focusing on relationships to mental health, we also have sessions that address the MeToo movement.”

Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Wome’s Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal

Participants had the opportunity to attend three different sessions, as well as listen to a keynote speaker panel of four women from Boston Scientific, who sponsored the event. The women spoke about their professional careers and their journeys.

The event was also catered by 10 vendors from across the Santa Clarita Valley, selling clothing, health care products, as well as defense products for women.

Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Wome’s Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal

“We do this event every year and we enjoy bringing in women of the community,” Fiero said, “and providing them with some support and education for some of the things that are interests them.”

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Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Wome's Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal

COC University Center hosts 2018 Women’s Conference

Women from all across the Santa Clarita Valley came together for the 2018 Women’s Conference at the University Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday morning.

The sold-out conference offered a large variety of classes ranging from belly dancing to self care and inspirational lectures.

Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Women’s Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal.

“For almost over 30 years off and on, we try to offer a compliment of sessions that would interest women in our community,” explained Diane Fiero, member of the Women’s Conference Committee. “We have things from focusing on relationships to mental health, we also have sessions that address the MeToo movement.”

Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Wome’s Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal

Participants had the opportunity to attend three different sessions, as well as listen to a keynote speaker panel of four women from Boston Scientific, who sponsored the event. The women spoke about their professional careers and their journeys.

The event was also catered by 10 vendors from across the Santa Clarita Valley, selling clothing, health care products, as well as defense products for women.

Women participate in a variety of classes during the 2018 Wome’s Conference at College of the Canyons. Georgia Rios/The Signal

“We do this event every year and we enjoy bringing in women of the community,” Fiero said, “and providing them with some support and education for some of the things that are interests them.”