YWCA Bristol will host its spring Emerge Women’s Professional Series in Kingsport on Friday, March 10. Emerge is a quarterly workshop
led by local, regional and national experts with trainings specifically geared
for women at all levels of their professional career.
The March 10
workshop, hosted at the Eastman Lodge, will feature three inspirational presenters
providing women with resources and strategies to enhance their professional
Leslie Nichols is an award-winning artist who uses found and original
text to create imagery. She is known for her works created on manual
typewriters and has displayed her work in over one hundred exhibitions. Nichols
will share her art and passion for women throughout history striving for social
justice and present Recognizing Your Potential, discussing
how to nurture your talent, find inspiration to move to the next stage,
and pay it forward.
Jenny Brown has over 20 years of experience in leadership and management
roles, supporting both Corporate Executives and Small Business Owners. Jenny coaches
on how to be more productive, lead more balanced lives through discovering
purpose, leveraging strengths, and utilizing SMART action plans. Jenny will
present Change the Perception, Change the Reality, demonstrating how to create an environment
that is conducive to effective communication, how to navigate the three stages
of communication, and how to change the course of communication with the right
attitude and perspective.
Dr. Bahby Banks is a widely sought after motivational speaker and
program evaluation consultant residing in Durham, North Carolina. As
owner of Pillar Consulting, LLC, Dr. Banks works with
non-profit organizations to guide inquiry, build capacity and assess
effectiveness of their programs. Dr. Banks will present Effective
Networking, where attendees will learn how to understand
the fundamental characteristics of networks, identify common barriers and facilitators to intraorganizational
networking and explore key
strategies to establish, sustain and nurture networks.
Attendees at the Emerge Conference will also
be awarded .4 Continuing Education Unit credit by Northeast State Community
is from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and includes a light breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and
a networking lunch. Early registration is encouraged, as seating is limited. For
pricing structure and registration information, visit ywcabristol.org, or
contact the YWCA at 423-968-9444.
Emerge is a program
of YWCA Bristol, whose mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and
promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.