Empowering Women 
Overcome Adversity

Southeast Missouri State University
Dempster Hall - Glenn Auditorium
corner of Henderson & New Madrid

March 25, 2002

7:30 -- 8:00 a.m. Registration; Continental Breakfast
8:00 -- 8:15 a.m. Welcome
Opening Ceremony Honoring Heroines of Sepember 11
presented by members of Women in Public Life.
Music by Julie Walker
Remarks:  President Ken Dobbins
8:15 -- 9:15 a.m. Panel: Overcoming Physical Adversity
Mary Burton -  Executive Director, American Red Cross
Dr. Karen Henrickson -  Director of Nursing, Southeast Hospital 
Kathie Kearbey -  Independent Living Center of SE Missouri
Brenda Schiwitz - Lieutenant, Scott County Sheriff's Department
Vicki Moldenhauser - Cape Girardeau Fire Department
9:15 -- 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 -- 10:30 a.m. Panel:  Overcoming Emotional Adversity
Dr. Nancy Blattner -  Academic Associate, Office of the Provost
Barb McKeon - Employee Counselor, Southeast Hospital
Dr. Aimee Berger - Assistant Professor, Women's Studies 
10:30 -- 11:45 a.m. Panel:  Overcoming Professional Adversity
Darlene Green - Comptroller, City of St. Louis
Diane Diebold - Cape Girardeau County Collector
Dr. Irene Ferguson - Dean of Students
Denise Stallman - Instructor, Women's Studies
noon - 1:30 p.m.  Luncheon 
Keynote:  Former Lt. Governor Harriett Woods
Special Video Message from Senator Jean Carnahan

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You may attend one or all of the sessions.   Panel sessions are free.  Registration fee is required for lunch.  Please indicate which sessions you plan to attend:  
Panel Session(s) -- one or more (free)
Keynote Luncheon

Please return the registration form below and mail your payment.
Please note:  Luncheon seats are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Your luncheon seat is not reserved until payment is received, so prompt payment is requested!!

Registration Fee (includes Breakfast, Luncheon and all sessions):
University & General Public:  $25.00
Southeast Student: $10.00
  1. To register by snail mail:  Send registration form and payment to the address below:
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    Women in Public Life

    Women in Public Life
    c/o Training & Development
    Southeast Missouri State Universtity
    One University Plaza
    MS 3830
    Cape Girardeau, MO  63701
  2. To register on-line:  Fill out the form below and click "submit" to register online!  Then send payment to the above address or register now on-line and pay at the door. 
  3. For more information, contact Dr. Ginny Moore at mvmoore@.semo.edu
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Revised: October 08, 2002