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Regional Event

This year the regional program theme is: Amplifying Voices: Mental Health in Historically Male Dominated Industries. We are planning to feature stories from women in the workplace – ranging from women working in construction, manufacturing, economic development and local military. Our intent for this program is to create a space where we can speak about both the challenges and joys that come from being a women in the workforce. We are planning to kick off and wrap up the session with quick mindfulness/yoga element to help participants gain some mental health tools for them to use daily at work. If this program sounds like something you would like to participate in we would love to have you join us!

What: Women Impact Virginia Regional Program - Amplifying Voices: Mental Health in Historically Male Dominated Industries

When: Wednesday, August 16th  from 9am  - 11am

Where: Virginia Tech Newport News Center - 700 Tech Center Parkway Suite 305, Newport News, VA 23606

Who: This event will be free and open to the public. Space is limited as such, pre-registration will be required to ensure we have enough seating.

Program Schedule:

  • 9-9:15am                 Networking & Opening
  • 9:15-9:30am           Mindfulness/Yoga Anyssa Reddix, Owner of NysNotes
  • 9:30 – 10:30am      Panel Discussion
    • Military – Alexis Johnson, Lt Col, USAF, PMP, Commander, 633d Civil Engineer Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis
    • Manufacturing – Jaclyn Lautz, Ph.D., COO at ivWatch
    • Construction – Lauren Simone, Corporate Manager of Lean Construction Services at W.M. Jordan Company
    • Economic Development – Toi Hunter, VP Business Retention & Expansion at Hampton Roads Alliance
  • 10:30-10:45am       Mindfulness/Yoga
  • 10:45-11am             Closing & Networking

We ask that you RSVP via the Google Form linked here if you plan to attend before midnight on Sunday, August 13th. We hope to see you at the Women Impact Virginia regional program and/or the Summit soon!  

Space is Limited!

RSVP Today.