Over 200 immigrant women from Maine's communities attended our 1st annual conference. The Trailblazer panel opened the conference, followed by successive panels addressing workplace readiness and entrepreneurship, with key member of local organization which provide resources, services, and advocacy.

Then in the evening, there was a formal affair to honor the Trailblazers. It included a red-carpet "step and repeat," dance performances by the South Sudan Care Teen Dance Group, South Sudan Azande Kids Dance Group, MBONDA AFRICA Women Drummers, and an inspirational short featuring the Trailblazers.