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Wow! What a phenomenal weekend! If you missed Her Conference this year, you have officially missed out on a weekend of inspiration, motivation, and encouragement. For two days the young ladies in attendance were given words of wisdom to carry throughout their careers. I know for me, it reignited a drive that I felt began to fizzle out. I know that it was destine for me to attend this conference. If you missed out on the conference this year, I'll share some wise words from our fabulous speakers that inspired me to run harder after my dreams.
Her Conference is an annual conference specifically geared toward college age women (although you don’t HAVE to be in college to attend this event) who are striving for careers in Media, Journalism, and Marketing. This two day event is packed with keynote speakers and workshops that helped to empower young women to go after the job of their dreams. This year, Her Conference was located in the heart of Downtown Manhattan in the Financial District. Luckily, I googled the location prior to booking my hotel so I was able to stay at the Club Quarter hotel about 2 blocks away because we all know cars and New York City is like oil and water – they don’t mix.
This year, there were six remarkable keynote speakers during this event. Each speaker spoke openly and confidently of their failures, road blocks, and successes. These ups and downs played a vital yet specific role on their personal paths to victory. I could go on and on for hours about what I loved about each speaker but I’ll skip to the juicy points. Each presenter dropped a golden nugget of advice for attendees to always keep in mind while pursuing their dreams and aspirations. I've gone through my pages of notes to select what I believed to be the most life changing quotes.
In conclusion, Her Conference was beyond anything I could have ever expected. I can honestly say that this conference has changed my life for the better. The information that was shared was so valuable that I know it will propel my initiatives to the next level. I can say with confidence that I will be at HER Conference 2017. I don’t know how the Her Campus team is going to top this year's conference but I’m already excited for what’s in store. Make sure you do yourself a favor - begin saving your money NOW for next year's event. I can guarantee you, this will be an event you will never forget.
Njeri is a lifestyle blogger with a focus in all things beauty and fashion. Her expertise also includes event corresponding, brand consulting, and encouraging people to find happiness by living their truths.