USA Leaders Speak at Women’s Conference


Posted on September 22, 2017 by Libi Jacobs
Libi Jacobs


From left, Dr. Julee Waldrop, Dr. Krista Harrell and Chandra Brown are among the featured speakers at the Junior League of Mobile’s Focus Women’s Conference at the Mobile Convention Center. data-lightbox='featured'
From left, Dr. Julee Waldrop, Dr. Krista Harrell and Chandra Brown are among the featured speakers at the Junior League of Mobile’s Focus Women’s Conference at the Mobile Convention Center.

Three University of South Alabama leaders are among the featured speakers today at the Junior League of Mobile’s Focus Women’s Conference at the Mobile Convention Center. With a goal to educate, encourage and empower women, this event will offer a variety of speakers, panel discussions and workshops for all attendees.     

Representing South Alabama  are:

  • Dr. Julee Waldrop, USA First Lady and professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. She is a member of the College of Nursing Development Council and a consultant at USA Health, helping to cultivate a model for professional development and optimal service to patients.
  • Dr. Krista Harrell, associate dean of students and Title IX coordinator, supervisor of  Student Center Services and the Office of Student Activities. She serves as membership development council manager for the Junior League of Mobile.
  • Chandra Brown, advocate for women, children and families within the Mobile community. She is a member of the USA Board of Trustees and executive director of Lifelines Counseling Services of Mobile, Inc., and a servant leader for Helpline phone crisis work and the Rape Crisis Center.

The mission of the Focus Women’s Conference is to empower women personally and professionally by offering  workshops that develop entrepreneurial skills, encourage personal development and inspire community action.


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