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Women's conference set to 'empower for development'

Published:Friday | January 23, 2015 | 12:00 AM

How can I figure out who I am when I'm so busy? Busy giving to others, busy listening to how others define me, busy being busy, aka, being woman? How can you get over past hurts and pain? How can you find the man of your dreams? How can you be a better parent? A better woman? How can you love all of you and forgive others who hurt you?

Come and get these answers at the LifeStyle Change conference, in association with GoInspired Jamaica and Eden Gardens on Saturday, January 24, at Eden Gardens Wellness Resort & Spa, 39 Lady Musgrave Road. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the conference starts at 9. Admission $1,500; tertiary students $800.The conference will be powered by an expo where exhibitors will offer a wide range of products and services meaningful to women. All are welcome.

The Maybelline Teen Room will engage teen girls (13-18) in age-appropriate discussions to promote self-respect, build character, and teach life skills and Denyque, Debby Bissoon, NoMaddz, Sherone Simpson, Pepita, Yanique, Esco, I-Candy, Matthew, Cherine Anderson (ROC Foundation) & BU will lead the cause. Admission is $100. Day care service is available courtesy of Angels4U. Call 407-5099 for more details. There will be spot prizes courtesy of Sabritru, special presentations of wines and spirits courtesy of Select Brands, and a gift from Sandals.

The organisers would like to thank all partners and sponsors, especially DKT Graphics, New Dimension, Logo Stitch, Modern Power Technology, Grace, Sagicor, Urban Beauty, Mothers and LiveStush for their support. Special mention must be made of Terri-Karelle Reid/The Gleaner, Helen G Decor, ATL/SRI and Maybelline for avidly supporting the cause, as well as GoInspired Jamaica and Eden Gardens. Deep-felt gratitude is extended from the organisers to all session presenters for their invaluable contribution.

The announcement of their mature student scholarship recipient will take place at the conference, LifeStyle Change Empowerment Conference for Women 2015: 'Empowerment for Development'.

For the day's agenda, see www.belleamorconcepts.com.