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WREN Upstate Summit 2018: Women's Economic Empowerment

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Younts Conference Center

Furman University

3300 Poinsett Hwy

Greenville, SC 29613

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WREN will hold its first Upstate Summit on November 9, 2018 at Furman University. The Summit is the culmination of a series of events focused on building an agenda for women’s economic empowerment.

The purpose of the summit is to work with partners in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build a coalition and identify strategies for women's economic mobility and empowerment.

Do you demonstrate financial need and would like to apply for a scholarship for the summit? Fill out the form here and you will be contacted shortly.




WREN Summit Agenda

Friday, November 9

Furman University, Younts Conference Center (3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC, 29613)

8:00 am- Check-In, coffee, and light breakfast

8:30 am- Summit Welcome

8:35 am- Furman Welcome, Dr. Elizabeth Davis, President, Furman University

8:45 am- Panel Discussion on Women's Economic Empowerment Agenda

10:00 am - Break

10:15 am- Breakout Working Sessions Part A (Definitions)

  • Track 1: Employment
  • Track 2: Education
  • Track 3: Assets & Social Supports

11:15 am - Yoga/Energizer, Katy Corbin- Yogalicious

11:20 am - Introduction of WREN's Legislative Agenda

11:50 pm - Lunch and Keynote Address

Chandra Childers, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Women's Policy Research

1:00 pm - Midday Yoga / Energizer, Katy Corbin - Yogalicious

1:20 pm - Panel Discussion on Midterm Elections and the Impact on Women

2:30 pm - Breakout Working Sessions Part B (Finding Solutions)

  • Track 1: Employment
  • Tract 2: Education
  • Track 3: Assets & Social Supports

3:30 pm - Break

3:45 pm - Storytelling Workshop, facilitated by Erin Collins and Nicole McAden, Alchemy Comedy

4:45 pm - Closing Remarks, Courtney Thomas, Upstate Liaison, WREN

5:00 pm - Networking Reception


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