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Southeastern hosts March 19 communication seminar for women in business

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND -- The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University, along with the Hammond Chamber of Commerce and Alexis Ducorbier of State Farm Insurance, is hosting “WomenSpeak®: Communication Skills for Women in Business.”

     The seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19, 9 a.m.-noon at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center, 1514 Martens Drive, near the Southeastern campus.

     “WomenSpeak® is designed specifically to help women become successful in whatever they do,” said SBDC Assistant Director Sandy Summers. “In this workshop, women will learn step-by-step how to be seen as a highly affective communicator who commands attention and gets things done. Topics will include using communication to your advantage, deciding when to talk and when to listen, and communicating with authority and credibility.”

     Preregistration is preferred.  Cost is $30, $20 for Hammond Chamber members. For more information or to register, contact the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at (985)549-3831 or

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