A 10-day summer conference in Las Vegas kicked off Monday, aiming to build confidence and leadership skills in teenage girls from the area.
The Young Women's Empowerment Summer Program includes critical thinking workshops, lectures, field trips and forums.
Organizers said they hope the program helps to spark interest and passion among attendees toward their targeted career plan.
The program is being held at the West Las Vegas Art Center, Monday through Friday through August 3.
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