MANKATO-September 14, 2012-(KMKO)-The first annual Women's Leadership Conference sponsored by the YWCA Mankato will be held at the Verizon Wireless Center. The event's keynote speaker is Sonia Choquette, an international author, trainer and storyteller who is recognized for her ability to connect others to their intuition. The event will be held November seventh from 5:30 to 8 pm and November eighth all day. Over 200 women are expected to attend. A discounted early-bird registration rate of $145 is available before October first, as well as a student rate. Visit ywcamankato.org or call 345-4629 for more information.