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Saturday, September 15, 2012 Report

Title 3 Program
Earl G. Graves School of Business & Management

T H E

N U M B E R S

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Young Ladies Others: seasoned women entrepreneurs, volunteers, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors

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#womennext
The hashtag attendees used to tweet during the conference.

Young Ladies currently are operating a business

participants

17-24
Age Range
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W H E R E

T H E Y

C A M E

F R O M

High Schools, Colleges & Universities and Nonprots


Morgan State University Rose Bruford College Towson University Howard University University of MD University of MD, Baltimore County Job Corps Community College of Baltimore County Milford Mill Academy Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Maryvale Preparatory ACE Academy Other Nonprot Organizations

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H O W www.edacmorgan.com

T H E Y

H E A R D

marketing

www.facebook.com/edacwomen www.twitter.com/edacwomen

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R I A E WX AP RE D S

Alice Muhammad Entrepreneurial Spirit Award


presented to

Raevyn Jones
Ideal Publicity
This award recognizes a women entrepreneur that has demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The recipient of this award should be one that has a keen business sense and that demonstrates the leadership, development, and innovative characteristics of an entrepreneur.

Above & Beyond Award presented to

Scholarship Award presented to


Junior,Hospitality major at Morgan State University

Polished For Prom, Inc.


This award recognizes a woman entrepreneur that has identied and sought to ll a need in her community. This recipient of this award should be one that is driven by a social need. This recipient is one that has made a signicant impact in her community, and is very active in making changes to eliminate a social need. Note: The recipient of this award does not need to manage or own a non-prot organization.

Shane Newman

Joanne Felix

Essay Question Given the resources (human, money and time), what type of innovation would you use to create a product or service to address a need (social, health, consumer, business) within the African American community?

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H M IW O R K S L O P S ( R OOR N I N G ) N A P J E C

Entrepreneurship 101: This workshop will give participants step by step guidelines to help them launch and own a successful business. Special: 3 Keys to Email Marketing. Conducted by Omar S. Muhammad with support from Constant Contact.

Customer Acquisition with the Federal Government: This workshop will give you the details needed to partner with federal agencies to get lucrative government grants and contracts. Conducted by ARTHENIA JOHNSON LeFLORE.

Young Professionals Connected: How to make your network your NET WORTH. This workshop will help you build relationships to grow your business and portfolio. Conducted by Emmelie De La Cruz.

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F I W O R K SN HA O L P S

( RA O T EE RC N T O S O N ) F J

Dream Big! Plan NOW!: This workshop is a fully interactive session to help participants turn their DREAMS into Goals and Goals into Action steps, all within your reach. Conducted by Mothyna James-Brightful.

Your Money Your Future: Everything you need to know about building a nancial plan for college, life and career. There will be a special emphasis on understanding & protecting your personal credit. Conducted by M&T Bank

Like Me: This workshop will offer the benefits of personal branding and the effects of social media. Conducted by Keisha J. Reed.
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ELX H I B I T RO RO S P

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EDAC Heal a Woman to Heal a Nation Maryland PTAP Imani's Candy Store M & T Bank

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PA RT I C I PA N T S P E R S P E C T I V E

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What did you like most about this conference? ...tips, advice, marketing opportunities Meeting new people, gaining information and inspiration... Being motivated by seeing other women accomplish their goals... the information workshop... presented in each

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N TE H VE AD L Y I NT SI OOC I ASL AU A

Aqueelah Sabriyah @AxiomMariposa Had a great time at #womennext conference on Saturday!

Keisha Johnson @BennettBelleKei The feeling of being in the midst of likeminded females is just an overwhelming feeling!!!!! #womennext

Emmelie De La Cruz @HerMusings There are some women in college KILLING it. Dont sleep on your purpose or dreams. You sleep on them, they stay dreams. #womennext

Nicki Cola @King_COLA There are a lot of women here who have started businesses or have aspirations to start one. Great ideas #WomenNext

The Kae Monsanto @KaeMonsanto @King_COLA: Never took advantage of EDAC at Morgan while I was a student. Me and my partner @KaeMonsanto will now #womennext no doubt!

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L A N DA A Y

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R C P I O TJ U ER E S T C

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2 0 1O - 2 0 1 S I N I LT I E T A V E S N S 2 N 3 A I R

Next
You, Inc.
December 1, 2012 Skill building on... Setting goals Your skills & talents Branding Leadership

Your Team
February 2, 2013 Skill building on... Brain team Etiquette Mentorship Relationship Building (business)

Your Money, Your Future


April 6, 2013

Your Community
June 1, 2013 Skill building on...

Skill building on...

Financial Plan Philanthropy (money) Entrepreneurship Volunteering Career (energy) Exploration Teaching (time) Continuing Education More info Who young ladies of ages 17 - 24 Limited to 25 people

The

Next Series is four (4) half day seminars

held every quarter culminating with the 2013 Next conference. These seminars are designed to inspire young women ages 17 - 24 to pursue their passions, think big and turn their dreams into reality. Participants will receive information on leadership skills, how to network and brand themselves, entrepreneurial and financial skills, basic etiquette and netiquette skills while exploring unique obstacles, demands and challenges women face when creating and growing their own projects. The seminars will feature keynote addresses by leading entrepreneurs from across the Maryland, DC and Virginia region. Hands on breakout sessions will examine a broad range of practical issues to enable young women to act on their dreams. Each quarters activities will build on each other with the goal of completing an action plan that is displayed at the 2013 Next Conference.

Date See table above Time 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., lunch will be served Location Morgan State University Student Center Other Info Door prizes $100 gift card drawing Community service hours & recognition Other recognitions Points toward scholarship (2013)

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