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About this event

Each year in the month of March, Women in Leadership Development & Empowerment (WILDE), celebrates Women’s History Month in recognition of the contributions of women globally to history, culture and society.  We also acknowledge women who are paving the way, and creating seats at the table for other women to follow. 

“Did you know? To coincide with Women’s History Month 2011, the White House issued a 50-year progress report on the status of women in the United States. It found that younger women are now more likely than their male counterparts to hold a college degree and that the number of men and women in the labor force has nearly equalized.

On January 20, 2021, the world experienced another historic moment as the United States of America swore in its first Female, first African American and first Asian American Vice President, VP Kamala D. Harris. 

WILDE is pleased to kick off this month long of celebrations as we hone on the theme of navigating challenging times together. There is no better time than now, to have these conversations on mental wellness, as well as cultivating innovative, diverse, inclusive and equitable communities and workforces for women and all.

Keynote

Alexa Carlin

Founder & CEO, Women Empower X

Keynote Topic:
Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities

Panel 1:

Mental Wellness for Women:
Taking Control of Your Life, by Taking Charge of Your Mind

Panel 2:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Navigating Gender and Racial Biases in the Workforce and as a Society

Agent of Change Award Recipients

Event Schedule

Schedule subject to change.

11:00 a.m.  Welcome 

 

11:15 a.m. – Panel Discussion: Mental Wellness for Women Taking Control of Your Life, by Taking Charge of Your Mind

    • Dr. Dominique Pritchett
    • Melanie Wilson 
    • Schiviena Crawley

 

12:20 p.m. – Keynote Address: Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities

    • Alexa Carlin

 

12:50 p.m. – Entertainment

 

1:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Navigating Gender and Racial Biases in the Workforce and as a Society 

    • Jordin Williams
    • Dr. Jasmine Parker
    • Col Felicia Burks
    • Dr. Tia Jackson-Truitt

 

2:05 p.m.- Break

    • Recognize Sponsors

 

2:15 p.m. – Agents of Change Awards Ceremony

    • Lt Col Phi Tran
    • Anrette Ngafor
    • Jenifer Cohan
    • Senator Marie Pinkney
    • Keziah Finney

 

2:50 p.m. – Closing Remarks 

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