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Women’s Health and Activism Summit
March 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
In recognition of Women’s History Month and National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Women’s Advisory Board (WAB) and the New York City Health Department will host the third annual Women’s Health and Activism Summit on Saturday March 9, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the New York Hall of Science.
The theme of this year’s Women’s Health and Activism Summit is “Unity in Diversity”. The event will provide a space for women to recharge, renew, and relax, while participating in conversations and workshops on HIV, wellness, mental health, and healing.
Spanish and ASL interpretation services will be available onsite.
The New York Hall of Science is wheelchair accessible.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Join us for a day of empowerment and fun!
DOORS OPEN AT 10 AM
All women activists, educators, and community connectors interested in sexual health and racial justice.
Women of color, cisgender women, transgender women, LGBQ+ women, and women of all faiths are encouraged to attend.
Attendees are welcome to bring children to this event; however, childcare will not be provided.
“When a woman tells her own life story she lives forever.” – Denise Frohman
Preserving Women’s Legacies and Healing through Storytelling
A conversation about preserving and improving women’s health and wellness in the era of #MeToo. The panel will feature women in the field who will share their personal and professional experiences with mental health, HIV, and life after trauma. The panel and discussion will focus on inspiring, empowering, strengthening women and answering the question, “How do we, as women, make sure to prioritize self-care and healing while taking care of others?”
– Art therapy
– Beauty samples
– Career services
– Community resources
– Professional headshots
*Please note free activities are first come, first serve.
This event will be documented through videography and photography. Entry to the venue will be considered consent to be included in the recording. If you do not wish to be recorded, please notify the staff who is checking you in at registration upon arrival.