Women’s Summit 2023

Rise! Women’s Summit is back for the third year and in-person for the first time.

Join us March 25th at The Bedford for a power-packed day of inspiring panels and breakout sessions designed to help attendees kick off the new year with a renewed sense of purpose and direction.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

7:30 am Sunrise Yoga –  Jacquie Smith  of Little Adapts by Jax and Amanda Bouldin 
If you do not have a yoga mat, bring a towel.*

8:30 am Registration and breakfast

9:00 am Opening Session and Remarks

9:30 am Facilitated Networking, Rooted in Fellowship

Rotation 1 – Rooted in Self

10:30 am

Autumn Prather CEO of M.A.D.E.
Rooted in Connection – Building Healthy Relationships through Setting and Maintaining Boundaries

Moderated Panel: Lauren Lowrey, Channel 4 Evening News Anchor, and author, Sherry Deutschmann, Founder and CEO of Brain Trust, and Dimeta Smith Knight, Moderated by Dr. Carmen April-Washington,  founder of The Foot and Ankle Healthcare Center and a JLN member
Rooted in Purpose – Finding It, Living It, Thriving In It

11:30 am Lunch and Vendor Floor

Rotation 2 – Rooted in Growth

12:45 pm

Moderated Panel: Rooted in Creativity: How to Tap into the Highest Expression of Yourself Through Your Art Form,  Emma Supica, Executive Director of Unscripted Improv, Shanese Brown of Anecdote, and Taniesha Westbrook of Cool Girls Create clothing.

Rooted in HealthRedefining Wellness on Your Own Terms Ashley Brooke James and Elizabeth Moore, Co-Founders of TRILUNA

1:45 pm Break

2:00 pm Rooted in Community

A civic engagement interview with Sharon  K. Roberson, CEO of YWCA interviewed by Demetria Kalodimos, Investigative Journalist and Winner of 16 Emmys, 3 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) National awards, 3 Edward R. Murrow Awards for investigative reporting and the Gracie from American Women in Radio and Television

Closing Remarks

Happy Hour at 3 pm

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