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2002 News from Mecklenburg County

July 12, 2002

 

WORKSHOPS FOR WOMEN:

PUBLIC INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN FREE WORKSHOPS AT NATIONAL CONVENTION

 

Charlotte, NC - Beginning Tuesday, July 16, 2002, women and advocates for women's issues will converge on Mecklenburg County from around the nation for the 33rd annual convention of the National Association of Commissions for Women.   It will be held at the Ballantyne Resort in Charlotte, with a theme of "Changes, Chances, Choices: Retooling for the 21st Century."

 

The convention will consist of a wide variety of workshops, all FREE to the public:

Thursday, July 18, 1:00-3:30pm

-          Women and Work: Workforce Equity Issues for the 21 st Century

-          Politics of Women’s Health

-          Teens Talking Back, Part 1

Friday, July 19, 9:00-10:30am

-          Women in Technology

-          Domestic Violence: When Violence Comes Home

-          Models of Leadership: Tips, Tactics, and Rules

Friday, July 19, 10:35-11:30am

-          Economic Wisdom for the Next Generation

-          The Politics of Abortion and Reproductive Rights

-          Delegating Work: The Most Crucial Skill of a Manager

Friday, July 19, 2:00-3:30pm

-                      Status of Women in America: Gains and Gaps

-                      Leaders: Managing Change and Transitions

Saturday, July 20, 9:00-11:50am

-          Grant Writing for Survival

-          Bridging the Gap: Gender Equity in Science, Engineering and Technology

-          Teens Talking Back, Part 2

 

All workshops are free to the public – just check in at the NACW convention registration desk at Ballantyne Resort, 10000 Johnston Road, Charlotte.  Parking is free.  For a full list of workshops and NACW convention activities, check the Web site www.nacw.org.  For more information, call the Mecklenburg County Women’s Commission at 704-336-3210.



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