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AMWA Co-sponsors Minority Women Professionals are MVPs Conference Series

Join us for the MWPs are MVPs-Pittsburgh conference coming up on October 7, 2017! Please help spread the word by disseminating within your women and diversity focused circles and beyond.  This conference will  feature a number of Pittsburgh women leaders and speakers, who will inspire and empower Minority and other Women Professionals from diverse backgrounds and professions, while also providing them with essential tools and skills to “survive and thrive” in their professions.

In Pittsburgh, PA, we have partnered with the University of Pittsburgh, Office of Health Sciences Diversity, Women and Girls Foundation, and African American Leadership Association for a bona fide Steel City adventure. Our keynote will be delivered by Marita Garrett, Wilkinsburg City Councilwoman and candidate for Mayor of Wilkinsburg. Other speakers and workshop leaders include Paula K. Davis, MA, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh; Kyshira M. Moffett, MBA, Digital brand strategist and Chief Bombshell Officer of The KSM Group Founder, #HerMovement; Samantha Hartzman, Senior Analyst, Corporate Social Responsibility, BNY Mellon; Darcel Madkins, President of African American Employee Business Resource Group (AA EBRG) and Business Analyst for PNC Bank;Lee Ann Munger, Interim Executive Director, Strong Women, Strong Girls Pittsburgh; Sandra A. Murray,PhD, Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Cell Biology; Weisz Ora Anna,PhD, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Excellence, Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh; Ashli Molinero DSc, Director, UPMC Disabilities Resource Center; Rachel Kallem Whitman EdD, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department, Duquesne University, Disability Advocate and Mental Health Blogger; Jesabel Rivera-Guerra, MPH, CHES, Community Health Director, American Heart Association; Kenya Matthews, Digital Product Manager for PNC Financial Services; Nicole Webster, Corporate Citizenship Lead, Pittsburgh Office of Accenture; Tara Simmons, Vice President, Women and Girls Foundation; Esa Matius Davis, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical and Translational Science and Director UPMC Tobacco Treatment Service. We will also have a special workshop on integrating yoga and mindfulness into your busy day by Jamie DeMarco.

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