SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - The “Lead and Empower Her” Conference will bring together insights from a diverse range of females from the entertainment industries, military, and big business to inspire others Saturday in San Diego.

The conference will feature keynote speakers who are experts in their industries, provide interactive workshops, and business networking with a question and answer session.

The Empowerment Team was formed to inspire and empower you in leadership, entrepreneurship, education, and more.

Some of the women who will be speaking at the event visited Morning Extra.

Vernice "Flygirl" Armour is our country's first African American female combat pilot, and Doctor Julie Ducharme, is the CEO of JD Consulting Solutions.

The event will be held Saturday Feb. 16th at the University of San Diego from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For ticket information, visit their website.