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Winter Women's Summit - Texas
 Saturday, January 28, 2012

8:30 - 9:00 AM
/Registration (No Fee)
Hospitality Area in Auditorium opens

9:15 - 10:00 AM Session I - Info Workshops
  Workshop Titles
HEALTH   "Affordable Health Care for Women and Children, including the Gold Card"
PRESENTER: Jicela Longoria, MPH, CHES, Harris County Hospital District Outreach Health Educator
EDUCATION "K through 8 Education Discussion"
PRESENTER: Deborah Fowler, Deputy Director, Texas Appleseed
ECONOMIC WELL-BEING "Small Business Opportunities and Alternative Work Solutions"
PRESENTER: Diana Morales-Taylor, Former President of YWCA Houston    

9:15 - 10:00 AM "Icing on the Cake"
HEALTH "One Stop Source for Services for Seniors and Caregivers"
  PRESENTER: Teresa Martinez, Harris County Area Agency for Aging
EDUCATION “Testing in Texas Schools"
  PRESENTER: Sherrie Matula, Educational Consultant   

10:15 - 11:00 AM Session II - Info Workshops
HEALTH "Dealing with Domestic Violence in the Lives of those around You"
PRESENTER: Melissa Wittmayer, Training Specialist, Houston Area Women's Center
EDUCATION "New High School Requirements for Graduation in Texas"
PRESENTER: Martha Griffin, Pasadena ISD, Science Content Specialist @ South Houston High School
ECONOMIC WELL-BEING "Investments 101 and Financial Planning Basics"
PRESENTER: Kim Fontenot, The Women's Resource of Greater Houston    

10:15 - 11:00 AM "Icing on the Cake"
ECONOMIC WELL-BEING "The Fearless Leader in You"   Click on Title for Presentation
  PRESENTER: Trice Johnson, Founder & CEO, Contractor Alliance Solutions (CAS)
EDUCATION “Parent’s Rights in Public Education"                                                
  PRESENTER: Sherrie Matula, Educational Consultant   

11:00 - 12:00 NOON Sign-in & Set-up for Resource Table Fair Exhibitors (Set-up must be complete by 12:00 NOON)

11:15 - 12:00 NOON Session III - Info Workshops
HEALTH "Health Risks to Women: Breast Cancer"
PRESENTER: Dorothy Gibbons, CEO & Co-Founder, The Rose
"Health Risks to Women: Heart Disease"
PRESENTER: Yvonne Singletary, RN/Cath Technologist, American Heart Association
EDUCATION "Funding Yours or Your Child's Higher Education"   Click on Title for Presentation
PRESENTER: Dr. Tom Melecki, Director of Student Financial Services,  University of Texas at Austin
ECONOMIC WELL-BEING "Strong Women, Powerful Financial Strategies"
PRESENTER: Kalyani Sanghavi, The Women's Resource of Greater Houston

Note: To view a Presenter's Biography, click on that Presenter's Name or on Presenter's Biographies in the far left column.

12:00 NOON Resource Table Fair Opens (inside the Auditorium)

12:00 NOON - 12:15 PM Break

12:15 - 1:15 PM Free Lunch

Welcome from Summit Organizers

Keynote Speaker
Terry Arnold, Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor
The IBC Network Foundation


1:15 - 1:30 PM Break (Set-up for Table Talk Discussions)

1:30 - 3:00 PM Table Talk Breakout Discussions     

3:00 - 3:30 PM Wrap-up and Closing Comments    

3:30 - 4:30 PM Chocolate/Sweets Party and Entertainment by Carli Mosier & Taylor Made Band

4:30 PM Women's Summit along with Resource Table Fair Closes

A Women's Resource Table Fair, from 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m., will provide resources and networking opportunities to all the women who attend the conference.
  Houston Community College - Southwest
  West Loop Campus
  5601 West Loop South
  Houston, TX  77081

Enabling women of a variety of political and social backgrounds to speak out in a common voice and take effective action on behalf of women everywhere, their families and their communities.

Webmaster & Designer: Mike Matula For information, contact us at info@womenssummittexas.org
Last Updated: 01/09/2012
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