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Conference begins at 5 P.M. on Friday, March 22! We look forward to seeing you there! AGENDAؠ�Clark Atlanta University Women’s Empowerment Conference Friday, March 22, 2013CONFERENCE REGISTRATION BEGINS - 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.PROGRAM 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Location: Bishop Cornelius Henderson Multipurpose Room/CAU Student Center, 3rd FloorProgram starts at 5 p.m.Highlights: Student performers, PlayDate ATL, OMG Booth, Vendors, Dinner, and live entertainment! Speakers: Khadija Jackson, Brand Marketing, Mango & Lime Beauty, Professional Comedian – Kiana Dancie, Lisa Rayam (Fox5/WAGA)Attire: casual/workout wear
Saturday, March 23, 2013Community Service – Giving is ‘Multi-generational’Time: 8:00a.m. – 9:30 a.m.· Goal(s): CAU faculty/staff, community leaders, and college students will work on panels with the Names Foundation (HIV/AIDS Quilt) in honor of AA women in metro Atlanta who have lost their lives to AIDS· Location: CAU Student Center (Multipurpose Room) Welcome and Opening Remarks· Time: 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.· Location: Bishop Cornelius Henderson Multipurpose Room· Opening Remarks: Egypt Sherrod (V103) - Video Speaker(s) – "The Baddest Chick" Presented by Joy Osorio, Director, CAU Residence Life, and Michelle Meggs, Residence Life
BreakTime: 10:30 – 10:45 a.m.*Lite refreshments Workshop Sessions (2)Time: 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session 1 – Am I My Sister’s Keeper?Objective: To encourage a spirit of sisterhood among college women; discourage fighting, bullying, and cyber bullying· Panelists: Ms. Tiffany Dykes (Manager, Minority Outreach, Central Intelligence Agency), Sergeant Tonya Austin, Atlanta Police Department, Zone 2, Member, and CAU Residence Life Session 2 – One person can change the worldObjective: To encourage participants that they have the power to mobilize and make a change, within their personal networks, community, even the world. Panel will discuss how one person can change issues they see around them, define advocacy, and provide a real life case examples of community mobilization (e.g. HIV, Jena 6, Trayvon Martin).· Participants: Patricia Gardner, Representative, Georgia House of Representatives, District 57 (invited, will confirm near the close of the legislative session), Ms. Ciji Bhnee Tatum, President, Urban League of Greater Atlanta – Young Professionals (CAU Alumni) (invitation sent), and Brandi Williams, HIV Prevention Manager, GA Division of Public Health Boxed Lunch/Speaker 12:15 – 1:45/2pm (TBD)Speaker: Jovita Moore – WSB/Channel 2 Workshop Sessions (2)Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Session 3 – Smart Saving and Managing DebtObjective: Various professionals will provide brief presentations to discuss finance essentials: credit cards, establishing and maintaining good credit, debt management, financial aid, refund checks, etc.Panelists: Member, CAU Financial Aid Department; Robin Holland, VP Equifax Session 4 – Career and Workplace SuccessObjective: To teach participants that their brand is theirs alone to protect; Discuss self-representation of women on the internet and social networks.· Panelists: Dr. Stephanie Evans (Chair of CAU African American Studies, Africana Women’s Studies, History Department), Tiffany Dykes (Manager, Minority Outreach, Central Intelligence Agency), Melanie Harris, Manager, COX Communications, and Ms. Que Foster, Managing Partner, FSquared Communications (invited) Sunday – March 24, 2012 *Light refreshments (TBD, provided by CAU)9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Worship Service – “I am my Sister’s Keeper”Time: 10: 45a.m.Hosted by: University Chaplain, Dr. Valerie Tate Everett, Speaker: Elder Michelle Guilford, Enon Baptist Church (confirmed))Location: Davage Auditorium/Campus-wide event (open to all students) 2013 Women’s Empowerment ConferenceClosing Session/Charge for 2013Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (time is contingent upon the end of the worship service – immediately following)Location: Davage Auditorium)
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