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Gwen's Girls 2017 Award Dinner & Second Annual Equity Summit

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Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Gwen's Girls' is Celebrating 15 Inspiring Years with a 2017 Signature Event titled An Intersectional Approach: Systems Working Together to Advance Equity for Black Girls on October 19-20th at Omni William Penn Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 (5:30pm - 9:00pm) - AWARD DINNER

Join us in honoring those who have been invaluable advocates for girls and women in the community:

  • Lynn Knezevich, Founding Gwen's Girls Executive Director, Retired
  • Kristy Trautmann, FISA Foundation Executive Director
  • Judy Hannon, Gwen's Girls Volunteer
  • Natalia Rudiak, City of Pittsburgh, Councilwoman
  • The Pittsburgh Chapter of the Links, Inc.

Individual (Dinner Only)- $125

Table of 10 (Dinner Only) - $1,000 - CONTACT mroppo@gwensgirls.org to purchase a table!

Honorary Chairpersons: Cecile and Eric Springer

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 (8:00am-4:00pm) - EQUITY SUMMIT

  • Morning plenary with Joyce James. Ms. James is a Racial Equity Consultant with an impressive 36- year history in addressing racial inequities in child and family serving systems
  • Panel discussion with young women who have experienced systematic inequities and overcome barriers within these systems
  • Panel discussion with administrators from Juvenile Justice,Child Welfare, Education, and Health and Wellness systems
  • Afternoon breakout sessions that will educate and motivate attendees in the movement to empower girls
  • Lunch Keynote Speaker - Kalisha Dessources: Director, National Collaborative of Young Women's Initiatives, Former Policy Advisor to the Obama White House Council on Women and Girls.

Individual - $35 (Includes light breakfast, lunch, afternoon refreshments)

OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL/GWEN'S GIRLS ROOM BLOCK

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/pittsburgh-william-penn/meetings/gwens-girls

Room Block Cut-Off Date is Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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530 William Penn Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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