Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb

S.T.E.A.M.

Women’s Empowerment Conference 2019

 

“The Future is Feminist”

Save the Date: S.T.E.A.M Conference 2019

Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:00am Livingston Student Center

Mission Statement: This very important conference serves as an impactful and motivational forum where individuals will be inspired to take personal responsibility in owning and embracing their story and identity.

 

Register for the Conference Here

Conference Registration Closes March 15, 2019

Imbolo Mbue

Keynote Speaker

Imbolo Mbue

Imbolo Mbue is the author of the New York Times bestseller, BEHOLD THE DREAMERS, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Blue Metropolis Words to Change Award, and was an Oprah’s Book Club selection..Read more about her here


Cierra Kaler Jones

Featured Speaker

Cierra Kaler-Jones

Cierra Kaler-Jones is a teaching artist, writer, and rising scholar. She has had her writing featured in Education Post, Nia Magazine, Midnight and Indigo, and on Ebony.com. Read more about her here


S.T.E.A.M. Empowerment Session Speakers

Carole Sampson-Landers, M.D.

Session Title: Women of Color R Physicians

Recently retired, Director
Global Clinical Development Primary Care & Women’s Health Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. Read more about her here.

Calderon Bianca

Bianca Calderon, MD, FAAP

Session Title: Women of Color R Physicians

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending physician at the Comprehensive Health Care Center, Montefiore Medical Group
The University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Read more about her here.

Brenda Aiken, M.D., FACP

Session Title: Women of Color R Physicians

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine Columbia University
Director, Medical Services
COLUMBIA HEALTH
Columbia University

Phyllis Anderson-Wright, D.O.

Session Title: Women of Color R Physicians

Staff Physician
Hudson County Correctional Center

Kathi Love

Kathi Love

Session Title: How to Negotiate Your Salary

 CEO of Motherwell Resources LLC

A company devoted to management consulting and she is executive coaching and the author of The Crone in the Corner Office, a blog devoted to her management experience.Read more about her here

Dr. Melanie Hill

Session Title: She Lives in Music: Reimagining Black Women Preachers’ Sounds of Justice and Freedom Visions

Post-Doctoral Associate
Department of English at Rutgers University—New Brunswick, working on her upcoming book project. Read more about her here.

Sondra Denise Roberts

Session Title: Be a Brand That’s Known To Do Good, Be Great

Communications Executive, Certified Life Coach, and Author

Founder and chief strategist of GLOBALGOOD Public Relations. Read more about her here.

Janet Conroy-Quirk

Session Title: Finding Empowerment Through Body Positivity

Actor and Writer

Cast member of Realize Your Beauty, an educational theater troupe. Read more about her here.

Henah Parikh

Session Title: Living Your Life With Purpose

Development and Communications Manager

She’s the First, a nonprofit that supports girls who are the first in their families to graduate high school across 11 low-income countries. Read more about her here.

Juhanna Rogers

Juhanna Rogers, Ph.D.

Session Title: Behind the Woman: Turning Loses into Lessons & Leadership

Director of Community Engagement and Empowerment at CenterState CEO

In her role, she creates economic inclusion strategies and leads initiatives that foster economic inclusion principles within the Central New York community. Read more about her here.

Conference Goals

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Unite, educate and inspire women to discover their passion and purpose and elevate their understanding of what it means to be a woman in today’s society.

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Create an atmosphere where women from all walks of life can empower each other to achieve new levels of success.

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Create a platform where we can recognize and celebrate self-identified female students, faculty, staff and alumni who have made significant strides in their disciplines, who overcame challenges and who have left their imprint on our community today.

Conference Committee

Chair Department Subcommittee and Decription
Karima Woodyard Student Centers and Activities Founder, Conference Chair
Keisha Dabrowski Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Founder, Conference Chair
Dr. Joan Collier Residence Life Ambassadors Program Subcommittee Co-Chair
Danielle Arrieta Residence Life Ambassadors Program Subcommittee Co-Chair
Teri Tozzi Student Centers and Activities Ambassadors Program Subcommittee Graduate Intern
Christina Caronna Student Centers and Activities Ambassadors Program Subcommittee Graduate Intern
Valerie Anderson Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Breakout Sessions and Keynotes Subcommittee Co-Chair
Karen Ardizzone Student Centers and Activities Breakout Sessions and Keynotes Subcommittee Co-Chair
Issata Oluwadare Honors College Community Outreach and Assessment Subcommittee Co-Chair
Dr. Laura Randolph New Student Orientation Community Outreach and Assessment Subcommittee Co-Chair
Yakima Melton Student Centers and Activities Logistics and Decorations Subcommittee Co-Chair
Lori Smith Student Centers and Activities Logistics and Decorations Subcommittee Co-Chair
Sara Miller Student Affairs Marketing Marketing, Social Media and Public Relations Subcommittee Co-Chair
Laura Christiansen Student Centers and Activities Marketing, Social Media and Public Relations Subcommittee Co-Chair
Michael Abdullah Student Affairs Marketing Marketing, Social Media and Public Relations Subcommittee Co-Chair
Dr. Natasha Conover Student Access and Educational Equity Hot Topics Subcommittee Subcommittee Co-Chair
Crystal Orr Alumni Hot Topics Subcommittee Subcommittee Co-Chair
Sue Romano Student Centers and Activities Conference Experience and Engagement Subcommittee Co-Chair
Heidi Nicklause Residence Life Conference Experience and Engagement Subcommittee Co-Chair
Karen Gillen Residence Life Conference Experience and Engagement Subcommittee Co-Chair
Chanel Jordan RUSA, RHA, Cap N Skull Ambassadors Program Subcommittee Undergraduate Advisor
Sneha Gupta Resident Assistant Ambassadors Program Subcommittee Undergraduate Advisor

Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb
The Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. Women’s Empowerment Conference Committee is excited to invite you to the 3rd annual conference at Rutgers University in the Livingston Student Center, March 2019!

Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb, an influential educator, trailblazer and scientist who served as the sixth Dean of Douglass from 1976 to 1981.

Read her whole story…

Sponsored by Student Centers and Activities