WREN Summit 2018: Women’s Economic Empowerment

04/09/2018 - 04/10/2018, All Day

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | Columbia, SC

On April 9th and 10th, the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) will host the second annual WREN Summit.

This Summit will focus on women’s economic empowerment and identify the potential benefits of women’s increased economic mobility, access to resources, and leadership. The purpose of the summit is to build the knowledge, network and skills of women to achieve greater economic empowerment.

On Tuesday, April 10, attendees will recognize Equal Pay Day by participating in an advocacy day. Stay tuned for more details.

WREN Summit Agenda

Monday, April 9

8:30 am- Coffee and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am- Summit Welcome: Ann Warner, CEO, WREN

9:15 am- Featured Speaker: Dr. Nika White

10:30 am- Morning Breakout Sessions sponsored by Women in Philanthropy

  • Encouraging Women’s Entrepreneurialism
  • When Women Lead
  • Creating a Safe and Inclusive Workplace
  • Overcoming Barriers in the Low-Wage Workforce
  • Rooting In and Rising Up: Women in Agriculture

Noon- Lunch

1:45 pm- Plenary Panel: Closing the Wealth Gap

3:15 pm- Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • Negotiation Training
  • Speaking Your Greatness
  • Transforming Rape Culture
  • Innovative Strategies for Working Mothers
  • Advocating and Organizing for Women’s Rights

5:00 pm- Reception and Networking



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Type: WREN Events

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