ALTON — The YWCA of Alton will offer its first Women’s Empowerment Summit 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
The summit theme is “Mastering your Mindset & Finances — Empowered Women Empowering Women. The event will provide area women with an opportunity to develop their goals and action steps, and receive support in their achievement.
“One of the most important things the YWCA of Alton can do is support women’s economic empowerment by providing classes and workshops that help women across the life cycle develop the skills they need to build financial security and stability,” said YWCA President Elect Cameo Holland.
She said Women’s Empowerment Summit participants will learn how to master their minds through goal planning and life balance and self-care workshops. They also will develop financial literacy skills with sessions on budgeting and credit repair, preparing for retirement, protecting your assets, and homeownership readiness presented from various financial institutions and agencies.”
Sherry McCrady, one of the summit’s planned presenters, said that when women are safe, stable and self-sufficient their families are, too.
“This helps our communities thrive,” she said. “I am delighted to be a part of this exciting event that is truly needed. This Summit will give women give women the tools they need to be encouraged, enlightened, and to thrive.”
For more details and to register, call 618-465-7774 or visit www.altonywca.com. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registeration is required to receive a lunch.
Source: on 2019-09-26 11:00:00
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