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Women's Empowerment Week

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Join us for
Women's Empowerment Week!
Hosted by the Montclair Center

We'll be hosting events all week long to celebrate
women and their impact in our community!
Click on each talk title to register.

Cost: $5 per event

With an exception to the Women's Empowerment Forum (4/4): $15

All proceeds will be donated to SAVE of Essex, the county’s only designated rape care center and a program of the Family Service League.


Saturday, Apr 1

1:30PM     

Self Defense Empowerment Workshop  By Pyzeke Fitness

suggested donation: $10

YMCA, 25 Park Street

 

2:00PM

Empowerment on 2 Wheels: The Freedom of MotorcyclesBy Shari Ives, Owner of Motorcycle Training Schools

Montclair Riding Co, 179 Glenridge Ave

 

Sunday, Apr 2

10:00AM & 11:00AM

Aerial Silks Class – Come and FlyInstructed by Linda Tsuei, Owner

suggested donation: $25 goes directly to SAVE of Essex

Studio Air, 180 Bloomfield Ave (3rd Floor)

 

Tuesday, Apr 4

7:00PM

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT FORUM

An Inspired Panel Discussion

A panel discussion and Q & A with local women of distinction including WOR radio host Joan Herrmann; nationally recognized career and life coach, Laura Berman Fortgang; Montclair Township Council Member, Renee Baskerville; producer and activist Peg Cafferty; Executive director of the Montclair Fund for Education, Masiel Rodriquez-Vars and business owner and teacher Omni Kitts Ferrara. Panel moderator is local entrepreneur, Donna Miller.

Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour Street

 

Wednesday, Apr 5

9:00AM

Personal Branding through Digital Media WorkshopBy Debra Dixon, Owner of Light of Gold PR

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

 

12:00PM

On Becoming a Woman RestaurateurBy Nataki Williams, Owner

Vital Dining, 387 Bloomfield Ave

 

Search for Your Perfect Job: Stories and Strategies By Melissa Faulkner, MSU Director Career Services

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

Women, the Workforce and the Marketplace. Equal Pay DayBy Elisa Charters, President / Co-founder Latina Surge

Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street

 

“I Am Confident!” Examining Our Self Talk  - By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Cassandra Carr, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

 

How to Lead Younger Women to Greater EmpowermentBy Lizabeth Phelps, Founder of Inspired Leaders’ Academy

Aris Couture, 211 Glenridge Ave (2nd Floor)

 

7:00PM

The Truth About Reproduction & IVFBy Dr. Serena Chen, MD, FACOG

Blue Stone Café, 123 Watchung Ave #2

 

The Healing Power of Running – Empowerment After TraumaBy Loren McCreesh, Director of Training & Events Fleet Feet

{verdigreen}, 182 Glenridge Avenue

 

Be a Better Public Speaker!By Pamela Olsen, NY Toastmasters

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

The Creative Life: Art and Mental Health  - A Conversation with Amy Tingle & Maya Stein, Owners; Stephanie Spitz, MSU Art & Design Administrator

Creativity Caravan, 28 South Fullerton Ave

 

 

Thursday, April 6

9:00AM

Life After Loss for Widows & Widowers - By Gayle Naftaly, Founder of Time2Turn the Page

Corso 98, 98 Walnut Street

 

“I Don’t Want to Get Bulky” - Dispelling the Bulky Workout MythBy @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Rebecca Stuehler, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

12:00PM

Downsized, Obsolete, Retired, Transitioning?  reFIRE Your Life!By Virginia Cornue Ph.D. & Linda Lombri

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

Which Drug Free Therapies Are for You? - By Dr. Tyran Mincey, DC, DIBAK, Owner

Boone Studio, 40 Church Street

 

Exercise & Self Image – My Journey to Architect StudioBy Adrienne Felder, Owner

Architect Studios, 4 Lackawanna Plaza

 

7:00PM

Breaking Boundaries: Women in the World of Coffee & EntrepreneurshipBy Kristine Ellis Petrik & Jodie Dawson, PhD, Owners

Java Love Coffee Roasting Company, 49 Church Street

 

How to Support Other Women: Accepting Genetic BingoBy Peg Cafferty, Producer & Activist

Anew Hair Salon, 41 Glenridge Ave

 

Teens & Women Well-Being and MindfulnessBy Amy Romano, Nutrition Coach

SWOON, 12 North Willow Street

 

Healthy SnackingBy Juli-Anne Royes Russo PhD

Boone Studio, 40 Church Street

 

It Takes a Village: Building a Business Through Community Support By Rachel Crampsey, Owner

Montclair Bread Company Production Kitchen, 16 Label Street

 

 

Friday, April 7

12:00 PM

Nutrition and Health Through Mindful Diet By Caryn O'Sullivan,

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

 

Self Defense – Krav Maga - Dave Ordini, Owner/Instructor

Architect Studios, 4 Lackawanna Plaza

 

Starting a NonProfit Arts Program By Maya Workman, Director & Producer

Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street

 

Leaving Corporate Life and Becoming an Entrepreneur By Brittany DeMaio, Owner

Little Nest Portraits, 54 South Park Street

 

7:00 PM

Inherent Success StrategiesBy Omni Kitts Ferrara, Owner

Yoga Mechanics, 107 Forrest Street (Suite #3)

 

Empowered Design: A Design Plan for LivingBlanche Garcia, WELL AP, LEED AP, Certified Interior Designer

Parcel, 608 Bloomfield Avenue

 

“What is Good Enough?” – Expectations of Social Media & SocietyBy @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Cassandra Carr, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro, Rebecca  Stuehler

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

Challenging The Beauty StandardsBy Anna Waychoff, Tattoo Artist

Montclair Bread Company Production Kitchen, 16 Label Street

 

How to Win the Battle – Perception Changes EverythingBy Ruth Bollo, Owner & Author

Park Street Automotive, 18 Park Street

 

Having a Healthy Scalp Inside and Out By Ahava, Owner

Ahava Felicidad Hair and Body, 4 Midland Ave

 

Your Foundation and Confidence: Get a Proper Bra Fit!By Deborah Furr, Owner

Johari, 465 Bloomfield Ave

 

Start Date: April 1, 2017
End Date: April 7, 2017