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Jan. 21, 2004

 

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

U-M women's conference to offer workshops, networking opportunities


DATE: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004

EVENT: The University of Michigan Women of Color Task Force, a volunteer staff organization that receives administrative support from the Center for the Education of Women (CEW), will hold its 22nd annual career conference. This year's theme is "Finding Your Path: Developing the Excellence Within."

The conference will feature more than 30 professional and personal development workshops, as well as provide networking opportunities for attendees and conference sponsors.

Beverly Jenkins, a renowned African American historical fiction novelist, serves as the keynote speaker and will conduct two workshops. She will also autograph copies of her newly released book, "The Edge of Midnight."

The registration fee is $50 for U-M employees and $70 for all others; lunch is an additional $20. Add $10 for registration after Jan. 30. Register online through Jan. 30. http://www.umich.edu/~cew/wctfconf.html. After Feb. 1, registration by fax, (734) 998-6203 or e-mail edermont@umich.edu

PLACE: On site registration, continental breakfast and lunch are at the Michigan League, 911 N. University Ave.

Workshops will be held in the Modern Languages Building, 812 E. Washington St. http://www.umich.edu/news/ccamp.html

SPONSORS: Women of Color Task Force, CEW with TIAA-CREF, a national retirement and financial services system.

CONTACT: Eilisha Dermont at CEW, (734) 998-7080 or edermont@umich.edu

WEB LINKS: For additional information and to pre-register for the conference, visit http://www.umich.edu/~cew/wctfconf.html

 

Contact: Jared Wadley
Phone: (734) 936-7819
Email: jwadley@umich.edu