CULTURE

March 11, 2015

The 2015 Women 2 Women Conference Begins This Saturday Featuring Guest Speaker Pearl Cleage

It is that time of year again! The 2nd annual Women 2 Women Conference 2015 (W2W 2015) an Atlanta based multi-generational interactive conference designed to inspire, empower and enlighten attendees is set for Saturday, March 14 at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis.

The Conference day will begin with an opening plenary session. The guest speaker for the morning is Award-winning playwright and Best-selling Author, Pearl Cleage.

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Pearl Cleage is an African-American author whose work, both fiction and non-fiction, has been widely recognized. Her novel “What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day” was a 1998 Oprah Book Club selection.

The Opening Plenary will be followed by a diverse and influential roster of dynamic women who will share candid and compelling information over a series of morning workshops. Susan L. Taylor will present the keynote address, followed by our W2W Wisdom Circles. In response to requests from our 2014 attendees, Wisdom Circles will provide a more intimate and safe gathering space for women to come together to share their life stories and strengthen ties to each other, offering expanding opportunities for growth, caring and connection; and/or gathering for one-on-one interactive sessions with financial planning, investment, and insurance resources and more.

The afternoon will end with a networking reception designed to make meaningful and powerful connections between sponsors, attendees, exhibitors, and speakers.

Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and share life lessons and experiences with women of all generations. You will be inspired, empowered, and transformed!

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When: Saturday, May 14, 2015
Time: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Atlanta Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Ave N.E. Atlanta, GA 30303
§ Registration– 7:00 – 8:30 am
§ Opening Plenary Session – 8:00 am
§ Panel Sessions Begin – 9:00 am
§ Phenomenal Woman Award Luncheon – 12:30 pm
§ Wisdom Circles – 3:00 pm
§ Intergenerational Networking – 4:30 pm

Distinguished guests participants including but not limited to:

Sonjia Young – Women 2 Women producer and Founder, Young Eventions Group, Inc. (YEG)
Pearl Cleage – Bestselling author and award winning playwright
Susan L Taylor – Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine
Edie Fraser – Chief Executive Officer, STEMconnector & Million Women Mentors
Lynn Whitfield, Actress and producer

Why: Now in its second year, W2W 2015 will be a unique multi-generational interactive conference designed to inspire, empower and enlighten attendees. Veteran journalist Susan L. Taylor, author Playwright Pearl Cleage, actress Lynn Whitfield and business woman Edie Fraser are among other distinguished guests participants that will share their personal life lessons and real world experiences. Proceeds from the conference benefits teens at the Dr. Maya Angelou Teen Center located at the Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA in Atlanta, GA.

To register and for more information visit www.women2womenconference.com which outlines full conference details.



About the Author

E'Vonne Gipson
E'Vonne Gipson is a senior Mass Communication major at Grambling State University. She is a General Reporter for her school's newspaper "The Gramblinite" and also writes and post local news and announcements in the Communications Office for the university. Gipson is a member of The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. After graduating Gipson’s ultimate goal is to help talented people achieve their goals by gaining exposure through her writing/media and encouragement.




 
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