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2019 Professional Women in Advocacy Atlanta Workshop

Monday, September 16, 2019, 9:00 AM

For the last three years Professional Women in Advocacy has been bringing professional development programming to Atlanta for women working in government relations, public affairs, advocacy and activism. Our next workshop is on September 16th, 2019 and we would love to see you there! PWIA Atlanta Workshop The Gathering Spot September 16, 2019  Agenda   8:00am          Registration and breakfast 8:30am          Ice breaker with Honorary Host Committee Members 9:00am         Welcome remarks – Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim, CEO Future Foundation 9:15am          Opening Conversation – Leadership, Advocacy and Higher Education with Gué P. Hudson M.A.T. Vice President, Student Life and Community Relations and Dean of Students Emerita , Agnes Scott College and Leocadia “Lee” Zak President of Agnes Scott College 10:00am        Breakthrough Advocacy –Speaker: LeeAnn Petersen, CEO, PWIA Conference  10:15am         Innovation for Advocacy - Explore the latest tools, trends and technologies transforming the way we advocate. Each speaker gives a 10-minute TED Talk style case study. Moderator: Ann Dermody, FiscalNote Panelists: Fundraising- Amy Small, Media Cause; APPS- Horace Williams, EMPOWR; Coalitions - Rebecca Serna, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition 11:15am         Breakthrough Communications for Advocacy – This panel will discuss how to meet policy makers and stakeholders where they are. We will discuss social media, targeting, video; phones and text messaging. Moderator: Dr. Kim McNair, McNair Productions; Panelists: Targeting - Benny Bennafield, Founding Partner, Propellant Media; Traditional Media - Kristal Swim, Allison + Partners; Social Media and Digital – Tiffany Rivers, Boys and Girls Clubs of America 12:20pm         Break 12:30pm         Keynote Luncheon sponsored by State & Federal Communications - Nzinga Shaw, SVP of Diversity and Inclusion, Atlanta Hawks 1:30pm           Diversity and Inclusion in Advocacy - More women, young people and people of diverse backgrounds have been elected than ever before. Is the new face of politics changing the way we advocate and the laws we craft? Moderator: Nicole Love Hendrickson, Community Engagement Strategist, Gwinnett County Panelists: Allison Padilla-Goodman, Anti-Defamation League, SE Region Director; Sarah Chamberlain, Women to Women; Alaina Reaves, National Certified Trainer, VoteRunLead 2:30pm           Been there Done that – Women of Distinction - BTDT is everyone’s favorite PWIA session because it gathers a group of successful women from business, media and politics to share their stories, lend advice and leave you inspired to succeed. Moderator: Ann Cramer, Coxe & Curry Associates Panelists: The Honorable Leah Sears Ward, Retired Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court; Partner Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP; Shannon Sellman, Public Affairs and Communications, Coca Cola ; Dorothy Leone-Glasser, RN, HHC, Advocates for Responsible Care; Alexis Scott, Political Commentator, Georgia Gang 3:30pm            Champagne toast and farewell Sponsorships are available. Please contact leeann@womeninadvocacy.com for details.    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND PARNTERS                          AND OUR MARKETING PARTNERS

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384 Northyards Boulevard NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

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