WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Sea Services Leadership Association (SSLA) announced that the 29th annual Joint Women's Leadership Symposium (JWLS) is now open for registration and will feature Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Robert Burke, as a keynote speaker on the conference's second day.
The two day symposium, co-sponsored by the Navy, is scheduled for June 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia. Along with Burke, the conference will feature several other speakers including Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James; Under Secretary of the Army Patrick J. Murphy, the first female four-star general in the U.S. military, retired Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody; Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael Stevens; and U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Susan Whitman.
This year's symposium theme, "Leading with Purpose! Impacting the Future" will help prepare women to excel in the military today and tomorrow. The Joint Women's Leadership Symposium brings together service members, decision makers, policy influencers and thought leaders to address global challenges to women in the services and to encourage and strengthen leadership development.
Attendees may register at www.sealeader.org. Sailors interested in attending can reserve a spot on the Navy's registration request list at the SSLA website by filling out a survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JWLSnavyreg.
OPNAV N134 will use survey entries to notify personnel of approved registrations, after approval of Navy's registration funding.
Pending funding approval, Navy will sponsor registrations for 245 Sailors, including 60 non-local area attendees. Funding for Sailors' travel can only be funded through individual commands.
Navy points of contact are Lt. Ingrid Radionoff at (703) 604-5077, email@example.com; or Lt. Kalen Kropa at (703) 604-5075, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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