Panel Discussion moderated by Lois D. Cohen – A well-known resource in the building and business trades, Lois D. Cohen brings a high level of experience and expertise to the challenges and opportunities facing women in the industry. She is founder of Lois D. Cohen Associates, a Portland-based communications firm specializing in development and delivery of small business enrichment activities.
Keynote by Darcie Harris – Darcie Harris, founder and CEO of EWF International, is a champion for women. As a business consultant, mentor, coach, and advocate for female business owners and executives, Darcie has helped countless women realize their professional dreams. A dynamic speaker, consultant, facilitator and trainer, Darcie particularly enjoys facilitating leadership skills training for women at all stages in their careers.
$65 for NAWIC members (Contact your local chapter or Brian Hunt for discount code)
7:30-8:00 Registration & continental breakfast served
8:05-9:00 Panel Discussion
9:15-10:15 Break out session
Katrina Animal Shelter Aid
I am a supporter of the Poodle Rescue of New England and I wanted to know how to help. This morning I contacted Sharla Roussel of the Creole Poodle Club Rescue. She gave me an overview of the situation in the area and explained how the local authorities are caring for the pets that are found or temporarily taken from their owners. The animals are brought into a central location and information is taken about where they were found or who they belong to, and they are looked over by veterinarians. Sick animals are given treatment and the healthy animals get a bath, food and water. The healthy pets are placed at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center where owners can come to claim them