Rep. Ugaste Honors Johnson, Phipps at Emerging Women Leaders Conference

I was proud to honor two guests at the third annual Emerging Women Leaders (EWL) conference this week in Springfield. My two honorees this year were Undersheriff Amy Johnson of Kane County, and Village of Wayne President Eileen Phipps.

The EWL Conference, established to acknowledge the achievements of rising women leaders, was a resounding success. Representatives from various districts joined together to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of women from across the state. Throughout the day, attendees engaged in programming designed to empower and inspire.

The schedule featured a brunch and listening session, a tour of the Capitol, and a presentation titled, “Own Your Power.” These sessions provided valuable opportunities for networking, collaboration, and personal growth.