2019 Conference Agenda

March 2, 2019

Alabama Power Corporate

600 N 18th Street, Birmingham 35203

10:00 Welcome

10:15 Introduction from Alabama Power

10:20 Opening Keynote - Dr. Berger

Stephanie Berger, MD is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UAB and works as a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s of Alabama. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002 with a BS in Psychology and then went on to earn her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 2006.Dr. Berger moved to Alabama where she completed her residency training in Pediatrics at UAB and has been on faculty at UAB since 2009. She enjoys the mix of both clinical and educational responsibilities in the hospital, medical school and residency program having recently being honored with Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education, junior faculty at UAB. When not working, Dr. Berger enjoys camping and being outdoors with her husband and two young daughters.

10:40 Game Break

BRAVE TO BE [ ] Empowerment Series

with Game Designer Maggie Belshé

11:15 Main Speaker - Destiny Adams 

Destiny Adams is a teen Entrepreneur that embraces her majestic powers in Science Technology Engineering and Math! She is a Philanthropist, Trainer, Mentor and Speaker that enjoys sharing her amazing and exciting journey through STEM. Miss Destiny is an advocate for technology and uses her passion and skills to teach coding courses to girls. The idea is to create an environment that supports girls and women with the concept “from the classroom to the boardroom. As the Founder of Destiny Adams International, her goal is to help create a generation of female world leaders in technology.

11:35 Lunch Served

12:00 Main Speaker - Kathy Boswell 

Kathy is one of the most energetic people you will meet. She is a woman who has 4 passions; God, Family, People, and Fitness. Kathy currently serves as the Director of Employee Experience with the Birmingham Education Foundation. She also serves as a Consultant for the Healthcare Experience Foundation where she coaches executives and leaders on leadership development skills and service engagement for patients, customers, and employees. In addition, Kathy is preparing to launch her own organization B-Intentional. She describes her roles in every place as a JOY and not a job. In all her roles she strives to integrate her principles of faith as the driving force for what and how she does what she does.

12:30 Community Booth Session 

1:15 Speaker/Activity - Tracy Johnson

Tracy has been an educator of for young children for over 25 years and most recently became a facilitator of health and wellness. Through God's direction, she created an organization called Michele’s Mission to honor her sister Cathy Michelle Johnson who passed away from Diabetes related illnesses at the age of 46. The goal of Michele’s Mission to equip people practical ways to live a healthier lifestyle. Tracy sees health as one of our most valuable commodities. One life, one body, one chance.

1:30/2:15 Breakout Sessions     
            1:30 On The Fly: Amazing Careers in Aviation OR College Life: The Importance of Small Details
            2:15 College Life: The Importance of Small Details OR Picture Perfect: Creating Your Best Image for Work and Play

3:15 Main Speaker - Ashley Holt

Ashley is passionate and committed to bringing women’s voices and leadership into the world. Ashley is a mother of two daughters, published author, nonprofit founder, speaker and former Mrs. Alabama. Ashley’s dynamic professional experience includes a successful career with a Fortune 500 company and to publish 4 books. Through her books and public speaking, she is fulfilling her passion as a mentor with a mission to create a safe and compassionate space for women and girls to step into the authentic power of their soul. Ashley’s motto — Be fearless. Be strong. Be brave. — describes her passion for helping others lead more powerful, fulfilling and limitless lives.

3:45 Closing and Awards

Sponsored by:

Hilton at UAB Birmingham

March 2, 2019 - Alabama Power Corporate 600 N 18th St. Birmingham