Empowering Our Future – WNY Girls Summit

Event details

  • Saturday | July 15, 2017
  • 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Hyatt Regency Buffalo Two Fountain Plaza Buffalo, NY

Empowering Our Future – WNY Girls Summit

Registration 8:30 – 9:15 am

Morning Sessions 9:30 am – 11:45

Girls Summit MC, Tamara McMillian, CEO, McMillan Empowerment Enterprise
Session 1: Social Empowerment:
Healthy Decision Making – Tamara Lewis, Founder and CEO of The Zandra Grande, and CEO of Raising A Mogul LLC
Session 2: Political Empowerment:
First Amendment, First Vote: Civic engagement education for high school girls – Melina Carnicelli, Former mayor of Auburn,
New York and Founder and Committee Chair, First Amendment-First Vote!
Session 3: Economic Empowerment:
Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Entrepreneurship
 Moderator: Joan Graci, President, APA Solutions
 Zandra Cunningham – Founder and President, Zandra Beauty
 Dr. Michelle Kavanaugh – President, WNY STEM Hub
 Michelle Martin, Community Development Manager, Girl Scouts of WNY

Girls Summit Lunch Session: Noon – 1:30pm

Lunch Session with Commission members & Girls Summit

 Keynote: Sara Emhof, Senior Program Manager, Close Up Foundation
 Facilitated lunch table discussions with students and mentors

Scholarships available for student attendees, for more information contact Karen King at karen.king@erie.gov

FOR REGISTRATION: http://www.nacwconference.org/


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