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Leadership Conference for Women in Nontraditional Careers
March 8, 2018
Lynnwood Convention Center
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About the event
MARCH 8, 2018 – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY – LYnnwood Convention Center, Lynwood, wa
This Second Annual event will bring together women in nontraditional careers to celebrate their success as leaders, inspire other women to find and embrace their inner leader, and showcase the possibilities when women succeed in nontraditional careers.
Men and women should attend to join this shared movement to encourage more women to "lean in" as leaders and support recruitment of more women into these career opportunities.
Jen Mueller, America’s Expert Talker is rarely at a loss for words. She pursued a career in sports broadcasting after repeated comments of “talks too much” from teachers and family members. A 17-year sports broadcasting veteran, Jen currently serves as the Seattle Seahawks sideline radio reporter. She is also part of the Seattle Mariners television broadcast team on ROOT Sports. In addition to her work on the sidelines, Jen launched Talk Sporty to Me in 2009 and teaches business professionals how to improve communication and leverage fandom in business. Jen is the author of three books. The most recent book, The Influential Conversationalist, was published October 2017. Jen graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2000 with degrees in Broadcasting Journalism and Public Policy.
Rita Cameron Wedding, Ph.D. is a professor of Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies at Sacramento State University (California). Dr. Cameron Wedding’s curriculum Implicit Bias: Impact on Decision-Making, has been used to train judges, public defenders, practitioners in child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement and education in jurisdictions throughout the country since 2005. As a faculty for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), she has trained judges at court improvement initiatives in over 40 states. In 2010 Dr. Cameron Wedding was featured in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) website which showcased her work for “content, expertise and platform excellence.” In 2013 in response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s 3-year investigation and findings of civil rights violations, Dr. Cameron Wedding led a training team of 5 experts to provide implicit bias training to the entire Shelby County Juvenile Court. In California 2009-11, she directed the Regional Training Project funded by the California Board of State and Community Corrections. In 2012 Dr. Cameron Wedding was the recipient of the John C. Livingston Distinguished Faculty Lecture Award, the highest faculty honor awarded by Sacramento State University.Her most recent article on implicit bias “Implicit Bias: More Than Just a Few Bad Apples” was published in the Juvenile Justice Exchange (June 15, 2016).
Registration 2018 is OPEN
$95 Early Bird Special
$125 after January 31, 2018
$25 Students & Apprentices
k-12 Student scholarships available
Conference Agenda 2018
March 8, 2017 – 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
We've created an agenda that's full of inspiration, education, and motivation for women and men in nontraditional careers. Highlights include:
8:00–9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker
Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, Sacramento State University
Michelle Looney Self Defense and owner of Warrior Girl http://www.warriorgirl.net/
How to Advocate for self and others
Tradeswoman to Teacher and much more!
4:00–6:00 p.m. Closing Reception
Conference Speakers 2017
Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, A sought-after, highly engaging presenter, consultant, and trainer whose expertise covers gender, diversity and social justice. Dr. Cameron Wedding is a national and international trainer on implicit bias and will start the day the with a thought provoking and inspiring presentation.