October 4-5th at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, near our Washington DC bed and breakfast, the Million Women Mentors (MWM) will be hosting the 2016 MWM Summit & Gala. Who is MWM? The Million Women Mentors is an organization designed to support the engagement of one million Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) mentors in order to increase the pursuit and confidence of young girls and women to succeed in STEM programs and careers. The 2016 MWM Summit & Gala will feature state leaders, corporate executives, mentors and mentees, and non-profit leaders discussing the movement and the various organizations to get involved.
What can you expect at the Summit & Gala? Tuesday October 4th kick things off with a reception that evening. The main events will take place on Wednesday October 5th from 7 AM to 8:30 PM. It will open with Welcoming Remarks starting with Edie Fraser, the Chief Executive Officer, STEMconnecter & MWM, and concluding with speakers from the sponsors. The remainder of the day will consist primarily of panels and sessions for you to attend, some of which include, Strategic Partnerships as a Catalyst for STEM Talent and Careers Panel, featuring members of NASA, the Air Force, MentorCloud, ITSMF and MIND Research Institute. Another panel will consist of Lieutenant Governors sharing their perspectives on MWM.
The sessions to choose from will be divided into four categories: Corporate, States, Partners, and Technology. A few of the sessions offered are: “How to Build a Strong Mentoring Strategy through Leveraging Resources around the Company”, “Leading a MWM State Effort”, and “MWM Website Demonstration and Training”.
MWM Summit and Gala Admission costs $395 (plus a $21.80 fee) to attend both October 4th and 5th. The MWM State Leadership, MWM Partner Organization, and MWM Government Admission costs $195 (plus a $11.72 fee). Ticket sales end on October 4th.
For more information on Million Women Mentors, check out the video below.
Shannon Stiles, Innkeeper at American Guest House