Women business owners, entrepreneurs and those looking to advance their careers are invited to attend a daylong conference Nov. 7 focused on leadership skills and personal development.

The Long Island Women's Leadership Conference: Achieving Extraordinary is organized by nonprofit Mom-mentum and will feature presentations on career development, including diversity in the workplace and effective communication strategies. Oprah-featured author and business consultant Fawn Germer will serve as keynote speaker and moderator during a luncheon panel discussion.

This year's conference marks a new direction for the Long Island-based organization, said Mom-mentum executive director Alison La Ferlita.

"This is the first time that we are focusing more on women's leadership," she said. "We want to really inspire women to define what is extraordinary for them and help them achieve that."

Mom-mentum, formerly the National Association of Mothers Centers, is a national organization that aims to provide peer support for women and mothers seeking business and personal development advice.

Founded in 1975, the organization hosts regular webinars, meetings and conferences for mothers of every experience level, providing opportunities to discuss and resolve the challenges of family and work responsibilities.

The conference will be at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is $175, $125 for members and $75 for students. To register, go to mom-mentum.org.

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