YWCA Bristol will host their fall Emerge Women’s Professional Series in Kingsport on Friday, October 28. Emerge is a quarterly workshop led by local, regional and national experts with trainings specifically geared for women at all levels of their professional career. The October 28 workshop, hosted at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education, will feature three inspirational presenters. Brittney Ezell, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at ETSU will present 5 Pillars of Success: Building Corporate Culture, teaching how to build winners and lead in a world full of followers. Lisa Christian, Chief Deputy of Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, will present Gender Differences in the Workplace, discussing how to navigate a male-dominated industry. Kelly Burton, Founder & CEO of Nexus Research Group and Bodyology, will present Living Outside the Box: How to say No to Convention and Yes to Opportunity, explaining how to break through conventional notions and build professional networks. “It is our mission to build leaders and empower women in the workplace. We’re very excited about the topics for the October workshop!” said Tammy Henkel, director of mission advancement for the YWCA. The workshop is from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and includes a light breakfast and lunch. Early registration is encouraged, as seating is limited. For pricing structure and registration information, visit ywcabristol.org, or contact the YWCA at 423-968-9444.