Isuroon 2020 International Women's Day for Women of African Descent Conference
Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST) / Minneapolis, MN / ISUROON
2020 International Women's Day for Women of African Descent Conference
Success and Growth for All – Professional and Personal Growth through Strength
Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs | 271 S 19th Ave Minneapolis, MN 55455
Learning from and with women of African descent, this special conference will tackle professional and personal growth from a position of strength and abundance rather than limits and scarcity.
Join Isuroon and partners for a daylong conference on key issues impacting the wellbeing of Women of African Descent. Through panel discussions, presentations, and interactive workshops, you will gain information and skills to address topics such as:
- Economic inequality including the gender and racial pay gaps,
- Safety and agency navigating systems impacting youth and families,
- Emotional health and resiliency for women of color, and
- Political involvement to drive positive change, including the 2020 Census and upcoming elections
The conference will also provide learning and skill-building opportunities for community members, healthcare professionals, government workers, organizers, and allies seeking to develop authentic relationships with People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) communities. You will hear from experts on child protection systems, economic resilience, Generation Z’s political involvement, and more. We will provide certificates of attendance on topics such as increasing healthy births for Women of African Descent, female genital cutting (FGC) specifics, developing quality home visiting experience, promoting access to mental health services, and how racism shows up everyday life and what can be done.
What is wellbeing?
While wellbeing may look different across race, ethnicity, and culture, Women of African Descent have identified the issues explored in this conference as top issues impacting their wellbeing. This conference will empower women to explore their personal wellbeing in community, while providing information and skills that lay the groundwork for systems change and wellbeing in the broader community.
By attending the conference you will
- build communitywith Women of African Descent and key thinkers and activists working on issues impacting wellbeing
- increase your emotional wellbeing
- learn and develop skillsthat you can leverage immediately to grow personal and community wellbeing
Event is free, however registration is required
Registration includes lunch
Please register here