South Sound Women's Day set for Saturday

OlympianMarch 20, 2014 

South Sound Women's Events, Inc., a local non-profit whose mission is to encourage leadership through personal, professional and community growth and education opportunities for women of the South Sound, will host "South Sound Women's Day," from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, at South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia.

The one-day seminar will feature 25 local speakers with valuable information on everything from protecting your credit score, social media marketing for your business and volunteerism, to belly dancing, self-defense, and connecting in your community.

The Keynote speaker will be Carol Schillios, who calls herself a facilitator of change. She works with women in developing countries, and has established a skills training center in West Africa to help young teens get off the streets.

The closing address will be come from Dr. Angela Bowen, an award-winning humanitarian, who received the Leadership in Human Protection Award from the World Health Organization in 2010, and is also the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by the Office of Human Research Protections.

Tickets are $65 in advance, and $85 at the door. Registration can be done online at  

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