NYSACEWN Women of Color Conference April 8, 2016

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Women of Color Conference – Friday, April 8, 2016

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New this year – our statewide Women of Color Conference is taking place in TWO locations! With a similar program and a shared keynote speaker, you will be participating with other women from across New York State whether you attend at Daemen College in the Buffalo area or Mercy College in the New York City area.

This is an outstanding conference to meet and network with colleagues on topics directly related to advancing the careers of women of color in higher education in New York State.  We can’t wait to see you there!

Admission: $60, both locations
Registration: Online only

Mercy College, 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bronx Campus, 1200Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461, French Auditorium9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:20 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Daemen College, 9:00 a.m – 3 p.m.
4380 Main St., Amherst, NY 14226
Wick Center, Alumni Lounge9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

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9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m Virtual Keynote Address at Mercy and Daemen Colleges
Dr. Belinda Miles President, Westchester Community College SUNY
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Question & Answer Period

10:45 a.m – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break

Mercy College

11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions #1

  • Is a Doctorate Degree In Your Future? Panel discussion
  • The Path to Leadership in Higher Ed: Become a Leader!
  • Women Making Change: Uniting the Double Consciousness-Making the Personal and Political Professional
  • It’s about Politics: Advancing Women in Leadership Roles-Fireside Chat

12:00 noon Lunch
12:45 p.m.  Speed Mentoring: Get and Give Advice-Fast and Free!
1:45 p.m.  Breakout Sessions #2

  • Repeat of 11 a.m. sessions

2:30 p.m.  Raffle and Closing Remarks

Daemen College

11:00 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions #1

  • Is a Doctorate Degree In Your Future?
  • Navigating the Road to Executive Leadership in Higher Education
  • You’ve Struck a Rock: Administrative Women in Education in the Social, Cultural, and Political Movements – Past and Present

 

12 noon  Lunch and Empowerment Expo
12:45 p.m.  Mentoring Roundtable Discussion
1:30 p.m.  Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • Repeat of 11 a.m. sessions

2:30 p.m.  Raffle and Closing Remarks

 

Download the full Mercy College program here.  Download the full Daemen College program here.

We can’t wait to see you there! Build connections, build your career.

Online registration is open now.
Choose your site – New York City area or Buffalo area,
both are available from this registration link!

Questions? Contact:
Daemen College site host Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah, jabbaar@buffalo.edu
OR
Mercy College site host Sarah Fowler-Rogers, Sarah.Fowler-Rogers@sunywcc.edu
both members of our state’s executive board.

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SPEAKERS:

Mercy College Daemen College

Is a Doctorate Degree in Your Future? — Panel discussion

    • Elfreda Blue, Ph.D., Chair, Specialized Programs in Education, Special Education, Associate Professor, Hofstra University
    • Elizabeth Ciabocchi, Ed.D., Vice Provost, Digital Learning, St. John’s University
    • Nereida Quiles, M.S., (Ed.D., Doctoral Candidate), Associate Director of Admissions-Director of Adult Education, Concordia College-NY
    • Yvonne Riley-Tepie, (Ed.D., Doctoral Student), Vice President of U.S. Field Marketing, TD Ban

The Path to Leadership in Higher Ed: Become a Leader!

    • Evelyn Miller-Suber, D. Min., Director of Human Resources, Hofstra University

 Women Making Change: Uniting the Double Consciousness—Making the Personal and Political  Professional

    • April Hathcock, J.D., L.L.M., M.L.I.S., Scholarly Communications Librarian, NY University Libraries

It’s about Politics: Advancing Women in Leadership Roles—Fireside Chat

    • Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, M.S., Former NYS Secretary of State, currently Sr. V.P. Corporate Relations & Government Affairs, EmblemHealth
    • NYS Office of State Comptroller (OSC) Thomas DiNapoli:
      • Grisel Cuprill-Davis, B.S., Statewide Outreach Coordinator & Northern Hudson Valley Regional Director
      • Nancy R. Hernandez, M.P.A., Deputy Comptroller, Division of Diversity Management

Speed Mentoring: Get and Give Advice—Fast and Free!

  • Sue Maxam, Ed.D., Vice President for Undergraduate Education, Pace University

Closing Remarks

Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., Provost, Mercy College


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