CNN anchor will host ‘14 Women’s Leadership Conference

Natalie Allen will host the 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference, the nonprofit MGM Resorts Foundation announced Monday.

The event will be held at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Aug. 6 and 7.

As host of the conference, Allen will preside over the two-day event designed to inspire and encourage women to achieve their highest potential personally and professionally. The 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference theme is “Women Inspiring Women.”

Allen has 25 years of experience in broadcast news. Before becoming an anchor and correspondent for CNN

International, she was an anchor for CNN from 1992-2001. She also served as news anchor for MSNBC.

The conference will offer a wide range of learning opportunities, career guidance and personal growth tools. It is open to women of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally, and men who support them.

The MGM Resorts Foundation is the conference’s presenting sponsor.

Early registration fee is $275 through May. Regular registration will be $350 from June to Aug. 7. Registration includes the full conference and all workshops and lectures, a networking reception, and continental breakfasts and lunches catered by MGM Grand.