CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The 12th annual Wyoming Latina Youth Conference is scheduled to take place this weekend in Cheyenne.

The conference is open to young Latinas in grades 5-12 throughout Wyoming. It starts Friday evening and ends Saturday night.

This year's conference features keynote speaker Paulette Attencio, who is an internationally and nationally recognized speaker at business and educational workshops.

The conference also includes a variety of workshops on education, bullying prevention, teen pregnancy, self-defense, culture and other topics.