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3rd Annual WAM! (Women and Money) Conference May 11

April 30, 2013 by SoWal Staff

Shelter House Domestic Violence Center hosts the 3rd Annual WAM! (Women and Money) Conference on May 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Costa Leadership Institute at Northwest Florida State College's Niceville Campus at 100 College Blvd E.

The WAM! Conference focuses on empowering women to take control of their finances. The conference offers breakout workshops on organizing your finances, cooking on a budget, investing, retirement planning, insurance, entrepreneurship and empowerment. Author, entrepreneur and host of the upcoming PBS series “The Entrepreneurs”, Joe Abraham will deliver the keynote address entitled “Discovering and Nurturing the Entrepreneur within You and Your Family”. This session will help attendees identify entrepreneurial traits within themselves and equip them with strategies for using those skills in every aspect of life.

The conference registration fee is $25 per person or $40 per mother/daughter team in honor of Mother’s Day weekend and includes all workshops, breakfast and lunch. Free childcare will be provided on-site. Scholarships are available.

Agenda:
8:00am – 8:30am
Registration and Breakfast 

8:30am – 8:50am
Welcome and Domestic Violence 101 - Michelle Sperzel and Carrie Warf, Shelter House

9:00am – 9:50am
Option 1: Retirement Basics - Don David, Merrill Lynch
Option 2: Organizing Your Finances - Rosalyn Iovieno, Something Organized
Option 3: Financial Abuse / Safety Planning - Carrie Warf and Jovie Lopez, Shelter House
Moving Forward Track - Fiona McDaniel and Gisselle Bretz, Shelter House

10:00am – 10:50am
Option 1: Investing 101 -  Don David, Merrill Lynch
Option 2: Entrepreneurship -  Louis Erickson, Bit-Wizards
Option 3: Empowerment – Jackie White, Jenny Craig
Moving Forward Track - Fiona McDaniel and Gisselle Bretz, Shelter House

10:50am – 11:15am
Snack Break

11:15am – 12:05pm  Option 1: Organizing Your Finances - Rosalyn Iovieno, Something Organized
Option 2: Insurance - Charles Walden
Option 3: Financial Abuse / Safety Planning - Carrie Warf and Jovie Lopez, Shelter House
Moving Forward Track - Fiona McDaniel and Gisselle Bretz, Shelter House

12:15pm – 1:05pm
Option 1: Cooking on a Budget - Vicki McCain, Kitchenique
Option 2: Debt Reduction - Donna Kidney, Okaloosa Saves
Option 3: Empowerment - Jackie White, Jenny Craig
Moving Forward Track - Fiona McDaniel and Gisselle Bretz, Shelter House

1:10pm – 1:50pm
Lunch

1:50pm – 3:30pm
Keynote Address: Discovering and Nurturing the Entrepreneur Within You and Your Family
- Joe Abraham, BOSI DNA

For more information and to register visit HERE.

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