The 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Cornell Auditorium.

Sarah Stevens, director of curriculum, instruction and assessment for Joplin Schools, will present “The Leader in ME.” The focus will be on the traits that every good leader should possess.

The event is open to all women in the community, and is hosted by the Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers in partnership with Southwest Missouri Bank. The cost is $20 per person. To register, call 625-3128 or visit or