API young women's conference

Melissa Ponder (mponder@edcc.edu)
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 11:29:40

Please forward.

It's not too late, e-mail mponder@edcc.ctc.edu or call 425-640-1065 for
registration forms AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (leave your name, phone, and fax #)

3rd annual Washington statewide
Pacific Islander and Asian Young Women's Resource Gathering
(focus on high school age women)

October 3-5, 1997 at
Ellensburg, Washington

$25 registration fee, includes lodging and meals
(partial scholarships available)
$15 transportation fee from Southcenter Mall

This conference will focus on providing workshops and mentorship for 100
Pacific Islander and Asian high school aged women on topics such as:

API women and careers-computer science; social services; education;
healthcare; media; etc.
sexual harassment prevention
cultural adjustment
women's healthcare
self-defense and confidence
leadership and social activism
arts & crafts-Hawaiian arts & crafts; Hula; Chinese knot tying
and others

Women from Pacific Islander and Asian communities will be present
throughout the weekend to provide support and serve as role models to the

Presenters include:
Lilette Subedi-ALU LIKE, INC., Hawai`i
Jill Kouichi and Jenny Ahn-Kaui Community College, Hawai`i
Vivian Nishi-Set Designer on FOX TV show "Millenium", Vancouver, B.C.
Seven Star Women's Kung Fu
Asian Pacific AIDS Council
Asian Pacific Islander Women and Family Safety Center
and more

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