Lingle hosting women's leadership conference

Governor Linda Lingle
Governor Linda Lingle

HONOLULU (AP) - Gov. Linda Lingle is again hosting an international women's leadership conference this year.

About 1,000 delegates from seven nations are expected to attend the one-day meeting Tuesday.

Speakers include Li Xiaolin, the vice-chair of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.

Also speaking will be MacDella Cooper, a former refugee of the Liberian Civil War and now a humanitarian raising awareness about the plight of Liberian children.

The 7th Annual International Women's Leadership Conference is to be held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort.

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