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Released September 22, 2004


HATTIESBURG - An administrator with a major corporation will be the keynote speaker for a conference to be held at The University of Southern Mississippi focusing on career opportunities for women.

Ada Nielsen, manager of Commercial Development and Licensing with BP Amoco Chemicals, and others will offer practical tips to young women to prepare for their futures at the "Career Exploration for Girls Conference" to be held at Southern Miss Saturday, Nov. 29, from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

The conference, to be co-hosted by the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies and the Spirit of Women at Forrest General Hospital, is open to young women in grades 9-12. Each participant must be accompanied by her mother or another adult female. Careers to be discussed include business development, science and technology, health care, journalism, education, business, military, art, psychology, law, music, and sports.

Participants do not need to be enrolled in gifted education to attend. Registration will take place from 8-9 a.m. in the lobby of Bennett Auditorium on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus. There is no charge for attending the conference and lunch is included.

To register for the conference, call the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at 266-5236 or visit the center's Web site at


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October 22, 2004 5:41 PM