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Community invited to 4th Annual Women’s Summit

(Press Release) — The two-day Women’s Summit is set to take place next week, Monday, March 27, to Tuesday, March 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the multi-purpose center. There is no cost to register. All women and men are invited to attend.

At the culmination of a month in which men and women across the CNMI have celebrated the advancement, achievement, and contributions of women across the Commonwealth, the CNMI Women’s Association is paying tribute to the critical role women play in raising public awareness of the many roles they play in developing the CNMI.

The 4th Annual Women’s Summit: “Empowering Women as Leaders of Change” will bring together men and women from the public and private sector and a variety of other fields — all of whom believe in the power of active engagement, education and gender parity to support the success and advancement of women both personally and professionally.

Topics include:

Monday, March 27

• Women as Leaders in the Home

• Women and Culture

• Presentation on Non-Communicable Diseases Survey

• Women and Health: War on Drugs

Tuesday, March 28

• Women and the Land and Environment

• Women and Politics

• Women and Education

• Women as Entrepreneurs

Seating is limited and those interested are encouraged to register for the Women’s Summit no later than Thursday, March 23, 2016 by submitting the Registration Form to the Garapan Community Development Center, right beside the Carolinian Utt, or emailing cwa.pmareham@gmail.com. The registration form could be picked up at the center or downloaded from the CNMI Women’s Association Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cnmiwomen.

For any questions, call Patricia Mareham at 233-9411 or 233-8978, Monday to Friday, 1 p.m.-5.m., or email cwa.pmareham@gmail.com or cwa.mteigita@gmail.com.

The CNMI Women’s Association is funded by the Community Services Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs-Division of Youth Services.