The Philadelphia Women’s Day Conference is happening today! In recognition of International Women’s Day tomorrow (March 8th) and Women’s History Month, the Philadelphia Fire Department, Philadelphia Police Department, Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, Philadelphia Fire Department Foundation and the American Red Cross are hosting a Women’s Day Conference on March 6th and 7th at the American Red Cross location at 7th and Spring Garden in Northern Liberties. This conference will offer insight on career paths, personal wellness, community building, and challenges faced by women in the workplace – plus information tables staffed by job recruiters.
Kristen is joined by Nyree Hester from the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Division, Lieutenant Myesha Massey from the Philadelphia Police Department, and Kristin El Idrissi who is the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Project Management for the Philadelphia Fire Department who talk about the Woman’s Day Conference and their experiences working in public safety. Learn more HERE. Watch the live feed of the Women’s Day Conference on the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management’s Facebook page HERE.
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Then, Kristen is joined by Rita G. Brouwer-Ancher, the Director of Development at A Woman’s Place in Bucks County. A Woman’s Place is located in Doylestown, and remains the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County. In addition to a shelter, 24-hour hotline, counseling, and other emergency first response services, A Woman’s Place also helps to educate people of all ages and professions about healthy relationships and lots more.
Join A Woman’s Place at their 25th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy fundraiser on Friday, March 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Spring Mill Manor (171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland, 18974). Tickets are available for $125 per person and the dress code is cocktail attire. Learn more HERE.
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