Native American Women’s Conference is November 3: “Women Raise the World”

UNITY Executive Director Mary Kim Titla

UNITY Executive Director Mary Kim Titla

Published October 28, 2016

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – A handful of registrations are still available for the Native American Women’s Conference on November 3, 2016 at the Ft. McDowell We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. The conference will provide resources, information, and workshops to help participants achieve higher levels of success and satisfaction in their professional and personal lives. The event is sponsored by Career Services Network, LLC.

Mary Kim Titla is the keynote speaker. A San Carolos Apache, Ms. Titla, a Native American youth advocate, is a former television broadcaster and former school administrator. She is a 20-year veteran television news reporter, and spent most of her career associated with NBC affiliate stations in Arizona. In 2007 she was inducted into the Cronkite Hall of Fame and Arizona University, and is currently Executive Director for United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY).

Roundtables and presentations will center on the four pillars of health, which include spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical health. Roundtable discussions will offer candid discussions of such topics of concern as diabetes, substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, raising healthy children, healthy relationships, healthy eating and weight loss, sexual abuse, self-esteem and self-love, and more. The day will also include Native American drumming and dancing, a “makeover” fashion show, and a variety of specially selected vendors and information resources.

Katreena Hayes-Wood of Career Services Network remarks, “Our objective is for attendees to leave our conferences feeling hopeful, inspired and committed to living the lives they have hoped and dreamed of living and to share what they learn with their loved ones, co-workers and community members. We believe that women raise the world and our goal is to ensure that women have the resources they want and need to live inspired lives and to become valued members and role models in their communities.”

A capacity crowd of 200 participants is expected. The cost to attend is $149 per person. Registration can still be completed online, and will be accepted at the door if space will permit. Ft. McDowell We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center is located at 10438 N. Ft. McDowell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85264.

Information about registration, available scholarships, the agenda, and other conference details is available at www.NAWC-AZ.com, by calling 623-561-6838 or toll free 866-599-2306, or by email at [email protected].

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