Other Opportunities: July 2009 Archives

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The Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics' Society of Women in Sciences and Mathematics (SWSM) will hold its 4th annual Women's Leadership Symposium on Friday, August 21, 2009, at The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  The university is holding 5 slots specifically for Girl Scouts until August 5.   This is for girls in 9-12 grade, and 50 girls will be invited to attend.  Interested adults also may attend for the full $50 fee.  For more information or to get an application, please contact Nancy Melkerson at n_melkerson@hotmail.com.

Symposium Schedule:
  8:30 am- Networking Breakfast
9:30 am- Registration
10:00 am- Panel Discussion
11:15 am- Roundtable
  12:00 pm- Lunch and Program including keynote

Keynote Speaker and Panelists
Dr. Kathy Pearson '84- Keynote
Dr. Pearson is a senior consultant and the Director of Executive Education for Decision Strategies International (DSI), a management  consulting firm focused on scenario-based strategic planning and decision-making. Dr. Pearson also serves as an adjunct associate professor in the Operations and Information Management Department at The Wharton School.

Brittany Barnes '09- Panelist Pharmacy Student, Auburn University
Erin Edmondson '07- Panelist Life Science Teacher, Auburn City Schools
Dr. Andrea Hardwick '00- Panelist Optometrist, Hardwick Vision Center
Janayah Hudson '96- Panelist Director of Surgical Technology Program, Aiken Technical College
Please visit www.auburn.edu/academic/science_math/swsm/ for more information about SWSM.

L'Oréal Paris is accepting nominations for the 2009 Women of Worth Awards program. Through this national recognition program, L'Oréal Paris recognizes, celebrates and supports women who are making a difference in their communities, and we know we have plenty of women making a difference through Girl Scouting in southern Alabama!

This year, ten Women of Worth honorees will receive $5,000 for the charitable causes of their choice, and a matching donation will be made on their behalf to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Additionally, one National Honoree will receive an additional $25,000 donation to her cherished nonprofit organization. The Women of Worth National Honoree will be chosen through a public online vote held this fall at

Know an incredible woman who is positively impacting her community through her volunteer efforts? Act now! Nominations will be accepted until July 23, 2009.

For more information and to nominate an outstanding woman who is making a beautiful difference, visit the L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth online community:
www.womenofworth.com or email womenofworth@pointsoflight.org.



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