Lisa Luckett, author of The Light in 9/11: Shocked By Kindness, Healed By Love, is the keynote speaker at the Women’s Conference at Brookdale Community College on Thursday, April 18. Luckett will discuss her journey through loss and healing.

Cover of Luckett's book The Light in 9/11.

Following lunch, afternoon keynote speaker Diane Ciotta will discuss the unique qualities of six clothing personalities: Classic; Dramatic; Romantic; Ingenue: Natural; and Gamin.

Picture of afternoon keynote speaker Diane Ciotta.

Sponsored by Brookdale’s Continuing and Professional Studies, the annual event features speakers, lectures and workshops on a broad range of topics and provides a forum for networking and discussion.

Admission to the conference is $79 and includes morning coffee and lunch. The program begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. For more information and to register, call 732-224-2315.

For more information on the keynote speakers and workshop sessions, visit

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Lisa Luckett, author of The Light in 9/11, is the morning keynote speaker.

Cover of Luckett’s book The Light in 9/11.

Diane Ciotta is the afternoon keynote speaker.