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Powerful Connections for Women!

  • 10 Oct 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Slippery Rock Univeresity Robert M. Smith Student Union, Rock Pride Drive Slippery Rock, PA, 16057, USA

All women are leaders!

Please join us at this event presented by WOMEN UNITED.


This is a WSBA supported event.

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This full day conference and workshop identifies strategies for success and includes connecting to the real issues of work/life balance, health/wellness, and professional/personal growth skills.

Conference Agenda:
8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration, breakfast, visit the vendor tables
9:00 am - 9:30 am Welcome and Mentoring with Women United
9:30 am - 9:45 am Networking Exercise
9:45 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 10:45 am Butler Health System Mammography Presentation
10:50 am - 11:50 am Breakout Session I
11:50 am - 12:00 pm Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Breakout Session II
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Women United Leadership Award Presentation
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Ali Warren
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Networking and Vendor Shopping

Keynote Speaker Ali Warren:
Ali has been a volunteer firefighter since age 16 and is the successful self-published author of Where Hope Lives. Her memoir, in its second print, tells about her experience as a sixteen year old girl in the male-dominated world of firefighting, where she struggled, but overcame intimidation and countless obstacles relating to her gender, size and unwillingness to conform to the demeaning male standards for a female in her fire house. Ali's passion is presenting her inspiring universal message of hope to high school and college students, community groups and a diverse array of organizations. For students, she co-developed a companion lesson plan for Where Hope Lives.

Ali is a firefighter with the Alpha Fire Company, an Emergency Medical Technician with Centre Life Link Emergency Medical Services and co-teaches a monthly 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class. She lives in State College, PA.



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