Women’s Empowerment Initiative Spring Symposium, March 7th

LEAD Credit Eligible!

Engaged Citizen and LEAD 301

Please encourage students to attend.

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for the Champlain College

Women’s Empowerment Initiative

Spring Symposium

Diverse Perspectives: Developing Agency & Voice

March 7th, 2016

events starting between 2-7pm

Panel Discussion & Breakout Sessions

2:00pm Argosy Gymnasium, IDX

Linda Tarr-Whelan (moderator), former UN Ambassador and US Presidential Advisor

Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet

Rachael Arnold, Co-Director, Girl Develop It, Burlington

Diana Gonzalez, State Representative, Winooski

Christine Hallquist, CEO Vermont Electric Cooperative

Interactive Resource Fair

3:30pm Argosy Gymnasium, IDX

Dress for Success  |  Hopeworks  |  Women Helping Battered Women  |

RAD Defense Training | Make a Change | Bike Mechanics Demo  |  Women’s Small Business Program |  Change the Story  |  See, Say, Do  |  Champlain College’s Women’s Center | Vermont Works for Women | Feminist Talk |  Breakaway Game  |  and more…

Recognizing Our Champions

5:15pm CCM Champlain Room

Please take a moment to recognize our champions!  Let us know who is making a difference on our campus so we can appreciate them during the events on March 7th! Thank you!

Keynote Speaker: Moni Basu, CNN World Journalist

5:45pm CCM Champlain Room (biography attached)

Film & Discussion: Girl Rising & Breakaway

7:00pm Alumni Auditorium


Thank you for your support! We hope that you can join us.


-The Women’s Empowerment Initiative Planning Team