2nd annual conference on women's issues scheduled in March
Brensinger’s remarks will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Teresa Thomas, A.I.A., architect with Bohlin, Cywinski & Jackson; Michelle Olshefski, program head for Administration of Justice at Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Sara Wheeler, musician, Mach Speed Records; and Rebecca Bartuska, certified financial planner with American Express Financial Services. The panel, moderated by Dr. Christyne Berzsenyi, assistant professor of English at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, will examine non-traditional career choices for women.
Conference participants can then select two (from a total of six) mid-morning workshops. Topics dedicated to developing women’s well-being will feature "Healthy Body" presented by Kris Kelly, R.D., Clinical Nutrition Services; "Laugh for the Health of It" by Anne Holmes, R.D.R.R., Luzerne County Community College; or "Making the Most of the Mind/Body/spirit Connection" by Elizabeth Brensinger. Relationship issue selections include "Healthy Family Relations" by Barbara Killian, therapist and adjunct professor at Wilkes University; "Women in the Workforce" by Walteen Grady-Truley, LSS coordinator, Penn State; or "Relationship Assertiveness" by Elyse Gold, counselor, Penn State.
Lunch will be provided for conference participants and will feature the music of Sara Wheeler. After lunch, additional workshops will be offered: "Networking" by Jacqueline Warnick-Piatt, student activities coordinator at Penn State; "No More Stress" by Diana Low, RejuvenEssence; and "Songwriting and Vocal Techniques" by Sara Wheeler. The conference will conclude with remarks by Rebecca Bartuska, who will address financial planning for the future.
Please call 570-675-9263 for more information or to register. Space is limited and the deadline for registration is March 14, 2003.