Woman to Woman Symposium

By Allentown Art Museum (other events)

Saturday, March 24 2018 11:00 AM 4:00 PM

In celebration of Women’s History Month and our Women of Vision exhibition, the Museum invites you to think broadly about what it means to be a woman of vision. Join us for an afternoon that encourages networking and diversity. Free, but please RSVP by selecting the REGISTER button below left. Have a professional headshot taken by an up-and-coming female photographer and be inspired by one of our diverse and innovative speakers:

11:15 a.m.: Opening remarks & tours through Women of Vision
11:30–noon: Liz Bradbury and Kim Ketterer from Allentown’s Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center talk about how their arts and culture programs, health programs,
youth programs, critical supportive services and Training Institute support a vibrant community in the Lehigh Valley.
Noon–12:30 p.m.: Nicole Valentine (pictured at left) is a young lawyer and entrepreneur with her app Winly, which helps small businesses develop strategic plans for growth. She has also broken into media through her show Empower Lunch, which focuses on uplifting and promoting strong female figures.
12:30–1 p.m.: Phyllis Galembo is a New York photographer and professor who examines traditions and cultures of the Caribbean and Africa. Her work has been exhibited all over the United States, including in the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of Natural History and National Geographic magazine.
1–2 p.m.: Lunch break & guided tours through Women of Vision. The Museum Café is open for lunch! Dine, network, talk about the morning’s events and meet new people as you enjoy all the Café has to offer.
2–2:30 p.m.: Martha Redbone is a musician and performer based in New York City. Her music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements and funk. She draws inspiration from both her black and Native American roots.
2:30–3:30 p.m.: The afternoon will culminate with a 45–minute group discussion between all of these dynamic women led by Dianne Smith. These women will find common ground through a powerful conversation on what it means to be a woman of vision in today’s world. A Talk Back will invite the audience to reflect and ask questions of the panelists.
3:30–4 p.m.: Closing reception