Learn to Love Your Life and Live Your Passion at HAWC’s 17th Annual Conference in Washington
Acclaimed Chef Michael Psilakis and Georgetown Cupcake Owners among featured speakers to talk about how they made a career out of their passion
WASHINGTON, DC – On November 13, 2010, the Hellenic American Women’s Council (HAWC) will host its 17th Annual Conference “Loving your Life – Living your Passion” at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington. Learn first-hand from award-winning chef and author of How to Roast a Lamb, Michael Psilakis (keynote), Georgetown Cupcake owners Katherine Kallinis and Sophie LaMontagne, and Otrera CEO Elle Sakellis how they launched successful careers and businesses doing what they love most.
Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., former Director of Life Sciences at NASA, will be this year’s Aristeon Award honoree. The Aristeon Award is presented annually by HAWC to an “Aristi” woman who has made an extraordinary contribution to the ideals of Hellenism in her professional and personal life, and has made a significant contribution to society.
* The Hellenic American Women’s Council (host)
* Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., former Director of Life Sciences at NASA, prolific author and lecturer, (Aristeon Award Honoree)
* Michael Psilakis, Executive Chef / Co-owner of Kefi and Eos (keynote speaker)
* Katherine Kallinis and Sophie LaMontagne, Owners of Georgetown Cupcake (speakers)
* Elle Sakellis, CEO of Otrera jewelry and accessories (speaker)
* Laura Evans, FOX 5 News – Washington (moderator – invited)
“Loving your Life – Living your Passion” ~ HAWC 17th Annual Conference
(Downloadable Program & Schedule at www.hawcnet.org)
Media Inquiries: Chrysoula Economopoulos ~ 202-285-7726 or ChrysoulaE@hawcnet.org
Conference Information: Sophia Varnasidis (202-365-2766), Dimitria Antonopoulos (703-623-5296) or Ekaterini Malliou (202-413-2322)
Please see HAWC’s website at http://www.hawcnet.org for conference updates.
Date: November 13, 2010
Time: 8:30am – 2:30pm
Location: St. Regis Hotel – 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC
Attire: Business Casual
Ticket/Pricing Information:Early Registration for HAWC Members is $125 (before October 29)
Nonmembers and Regular Registration is $150
Students 25 and under is $50
All-inclusive conference fee includes Friday evening reception,
Saturday continental breakfast, conference admission, and luncheon.
For separate pricing of individual events, please see http://www.hawcnet.org/images/stories/HAWCConferenceRegistration2010.pdf.