Women’s History Month & UMBrella Symposium & Workshops

Theme: Be a Catalyst for Change in Your Life and Your Career

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
SMC Campus Center (SMCC)

8 a.m.  Registration and breakfast

8:30 a.m.  Opening keynote (Elm Ballrooms)
Mei Xu, MA, CEO, Chesapeake Candle

9:30 a.m.  Break

9:45 a.m.  Breakout Session

  1. “How to Negotiate” — Stacy Smith, JD, director, special projects, Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (C-DRUM)
  2. “How to be Authentic” — F. Emelia Sam, DDS, Howard University College of Dentistry
  3. “How to Craft Your Narrative” — Laura Wexler, co-founder, The Stoop Storytelling Series
  4. “How to Recognize Implicit Bias” — Kristin Reavis, MD, assistant professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  5. “How to Recognize and Respond to Gender-Based Violence” — Leigh Goodmark, JD, professor, Carey School of Law

10:55 a.m.  Break

11:05 a.m.  Breakout Session

  1. “How to Negotiate” — Stacy Smith, JD, director, special projects, Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (C-DRUM)
  2. “How to be Authentic” — F. Emelia Sam, DDS, Howard University College of Dentistry
  3. “How to Craft Your Narrative” — Laura Wexler, co-founder, The Stoop Storytelling Series
  4. “How to Recognize Implicit Bias” — Kristin Reavis, MD, assistant professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  5. “How to Recognize and Respond to Gender-Based Violence” — Leigh Goodmark, JD, professor, Carey School of Law

12:15 p.m.  Break

12:30 p.m.  Luncheon and Keynote
Duilia de Mello, PhD, MS, vice provost, dean of assessment, and professor of physics, Catholic University of America; research associate, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

1:30 p.m.  Workshop
“Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care Strategies for Mind-Body & Heart” — Kathy Flaminio, LGSW, MSW, founder and president, 1000 Petals

3 p.m.  Symposium ends