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Event Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 Check-in & Registration
10:00 Welcome
10:35-11:15 Morning Sessions I-IV
11:30-12:00 Brunch
12:00-12:45 Keynote Speaker
1:00-1:40 Afternoon Sessions I-IV
1:45-2:00 Closing Remarks

*Descriptions for sessions, keynote speaker, and bios about our facilitators can be found below
After your afternoon workshop, be sure to stop by the registration table. We have a special item for you!

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Keynote Speaker

Latesha Byrd

As a career designer, speaker and consultant, Latesha Byrd – Founder and CEO of Byrd Career Consulting, is on a mission to help millennial professionals turn their dreams into careers that will allow them to live life on their own terms. Her work is centered at the intersection of career empowerment and life visioning. She founded Byrd Career Consulting, a Consulting agency that provides resume makeovers, LinkedIn makeovers, interview coaching and Executive career coaching. She partners with professional organizations, nonprofits, universities and corporations to deliver keynotes and workshops centered around people engagement and upward mobility, and provides coaching, with a range of clients including Black Enterprise, United Negro College Fund, Wake Forest University and the Urban League. Latesha is an Adjunct Professor at the North Carolina A&T State University, and a Certified Life and Career Coach. She also hosts a weekly career advice podcast with Living Corporate, The Link Up With Latesha, and has been featured on Forbes, Vogue Business, XO Necole, Black Enterprise, as well as a monthly career segment on NBC Charlotte’s daytime show, Charlotte Today.


Session Descriptions

W O M X N   A N D   F I N A N C E S
Facilitated by Rosa Escobar, PNC Bank

Creating and planning a budget is about both dollars and sense. In this session, learn how you can track and reduce your daily spending as you create a financial plan that works for you. Discover new tools and
resources like Expense Trackers that can increase your budgeting know-how.

D I S C O V E R I N G   Y O U R   V A L U E S
Morning session facilitated by Erica Wallace, UNC Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling
Afternoon session facilitated by Sheena Jacobs, Cisco

Values are what we deem important and worthy in life. They inform how we spend our time and energy. We often inherit them from our families of origin, and then add, swap, and/or modify our values based on education and experience as we age. Oftentimes, we walk through this world not really knowing what our values are, which can be problematic. If we don’t have a clear understanding of what makes us tick, then we’ll have a hard time trying to change pieces of ourselves (or authentically responding to people and situations in a healthy manner). This session will help us uncover what values mean the most so that we’re able to take a good look to see if those are the values we want impacting our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Awareness first; choice second.

D I M E N S I O N S   O F   W E L L N E S S  &  S E L F – C A R E
Faciliated by Dr. Charla Blumell and Alicia Freeman, UNC Office of Student Wellness

Students who have a general sense of health and well-being are more likely to succeed at Carolina! It is important they know what health and wellness means for their own lives and how they can practice self-care.

H E A L T H Y   R E L A T ION S H I P S   1 0 1
Facilitated by Healthy Heels Ambassadors, UNC Office of Student Wellness

Whether it’s family, friends, co-workers or a significant other, being in a caring relationship is one of the true joys in life. Student Wellness provides an evidence-based workshop designed to increase your
understanding of how to establish and maintain healthy relationships so that your health and well-being can fully benefit from the richness of those relationships.
This workshop will:
– Define what it means to be in a healthy relationship
– Provide guidance on communicating effectively with a partner
– Help you think critically about how the media portrays relationships