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Otsego, MN – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) today announced the launch of the first ever Young Women Leadership Program for Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District which will begin during the summer of 2016.

This program will allow high school girls to learn firsthand about different career options from professional women who have built successful careers and hold or have held leadership roles in government, business, media, and other fields. Participants of this program will be able to take part in open roundtable discussions with their peers and women professionals, all while hearing stories, receiving guidance, and gaining valuable insights.

“I am incredibly excited about this upcoming program and am proud to introduce it during the month of March, which happens to be Women’s History Month,” said Emmer. “The Young Women Leadership Program is a perfect way to not only recognize the contributions and accomplishments that have been made by women leaders across Minnesota, but also a way to foster the growth of the women leaders of tomorrow. Minnesota is home to so many accomplished professional women and I want to ensure that a younger generation of women has the opportunity to learn and grow from their experiences.”

Further details on this program, including how to apply can be found on Congressman Emmer’s website.