Young Women of Distinction and Hip Hop Education is pleased to present I AM POWERFUL for girls preteen and teenage girls, mothers, fathers, women and girl-serving professionals. The conference encourages girls to find the power to speak up and make positive changes in their lives in the face of adversity. The 2nd annual one-day conference is co-sponsored by Sistas United, Kiss My Face, MyChelle Dermaceuticals, Teen Voices Magazine, Discovery Girls Magazine, Gold Canyon Candles, Body, & Home, Sweet Plum Collections, and Afro Puffs & Ponytails. Being a girl can be powerful and the interactive workshops will explore healthy ways girls can find, keep and share that power.
The 2009 conference will feature a powerhouse of speakers to include:
Keynote Speaker, Lori I. Hall, Promotions and Marketing Director for WPGC 95.5/CBS Radio
Opening Remarks by the Honorable Marilyn Bland, Chair, Prince George’s County Council
Maureen Umeh, Co-Anchor Fox 5 News at 5pm
Surae Chinn, Correspondent, Fox 5 News
Frances Ashe-Goins, Deputy Director, US Department of Health &Human Services Office of Women’s Health
Linda Morales, Executive Director, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, College of Southern Maryland
Commissioner Edith Patterson, Charles County, Maryland
Denise Rolark Barnes, Publisher, Washington Informer
C.R. Gibbs, Black Historian, Author, and Lecturer
Any many more………..
Date: October 24, 2009
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Location: College of Southern Maryland