The University of Nebraska’s Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program is launching a new conference as part of an initiative aimed at giving women the leadership and entrepreneurial skills to bring more businesses back to rural America.

The University of Nebraska’s Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program is launching a new conference as part of an initiative aimed at giving women the leadership and entrepreneurial skills to bring more businesses back to rural America.

The Women Entrepreneurs Conference is planned for Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, at the Haymarket Marriott Courtyard in Lincoln.

A series of well-known women leaders and entrepreneurs will speak during the conference.

The event is intended to help launch a new network of inspiring women leaders who will guide and mentor young entrepreneurs, support and fund other women-owned businesses and participate in ongoing opportunities for engagement and interaction.

Registration is $40 for the general public, $20 for students, and includes a reception Friday and continental breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday.

Go to Engler.unl.edu/women-entrepreneurs-conference for registration and a full conference agenda.