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The Women's Leadership Symposium will serve as a forum for University of Miami students to gain insight on how to become an effective leader in our community. The objective is to utilize the talent in the community as a resource for our UM students while identifying the day-to-day triumphs and challenges women face in the professional, college, and community spheres.
Event Information

Date: March 21, 2015
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Location: Student Activities Center

Time Session
9:00 - 9:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:30 - 9:40AM Welcome
9:40 - 10:25AM Opening Speaker
10:30 – 11:15AM Workshop 1
11:20-12:05PM Workshop 2
12:10-1:10PM Networking Brunch
1:15-2:00PM Closing Speaker and Dessert
2:15-3:55 PM Wellness 1
3-3:40 PM Wellness 2
3:45-4 PM Closing
Workshop Topics
  • Danger zone: Sexual Violence against Women – Dr. Tamara Rice Lave
  • Detour ahead: Community Engaged Empowerment – Gemma Betancourt
  • Construction Zone: Women in the Media – Sarah Moshman
  • KEEP OUT: Toxic Masculinity – Dr. Jeffrey Nall
  • Danger, Stop ahead! – Yes means Yes and Sexual Assault – Dr. Katharine Westaway
  • CAUTION: Breaking Down Women's Health - Dr. Alexis Koskan
Wellness Classes
  • Self-Defense
  • Cardio Funk
  • Belly-Dancing
  • Meditation

Opening Speaker
  • Pamela Stewart, Vice President, East Region Sales, Foodservice & On Premise, The Coca-Cola Company
Closing Speaker
  • Sarah Moshman, Director and Producer, The Empowerment Project

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