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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Phyllis J. Bailey
ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN WOMEN NATIONAL SUMMIT COMES TO HOUSTON
September 23-24, 2011 – Westin Memorial City Hotel
JULY 30, 2011 — The Center for Asian Pacific American Women is holding its National Leadership Summit on September 23 and 24, 2011, at the new Westin Memorial City Hotel in Houston.The 2011 Summit theme is Return to Your Center. The Summit is open to the public and will focus on building leadership capacity across all areas of life. Workshops and panels cover leadership, career development skills, financial and business savvy, health, as well as issues of concern to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AA/PI) women.
The Center for Asian Pacific American Women (The Center) is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to the enhancement and enrichment of leadership skills for AA/PI women through education, networking and mentoring. Using The Center's Whole Person Leadership model, members learn how to balance the multiple demands of their life: work, family, community and themselves.
Sponsorships are available for the 2011 Summit ranging from the $1,500 Community Supporter level to the $50,000 Presenting Sponsor level. Interested sponsors can click on http://apawomen.org/pdf/2011-Summit-Sponsor-Sheet.pdf
for additional details.
Workshops at the Summit include offerings such as Building Business and Social Savvy; Mental, Emotional & Physical Health; Global Energy – A World of Difference; and Nuts and Bolts for Emerging Leaders: What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be? Participation in the Summit and the workshops is open to everyone. Early Bird registration, which ends Aug 30, is $225. General registration is $300, and for students registration is $150. Registration is online at
http://2011nationalleadershipsummit.eventbrite.com/. For more information about the Summit or The Center, visit the Center for Asian Pacific American Women web site at http://www.apawomen.org.
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INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR APAW LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Great Day Houston
1945 Allen Prkwy
8/12 – 10 am
Comcast Newsmakers-Y. Green
20 E. Greenway Plaza
every :55 Suite 380A – 77046 before HLN news
8/23 – 2 or 8 p.m.
3310 Buffalo Speedway
8/28 – 7:15-8 pm
KPFT-FM Sister Space
419 Lovette Blvd.
9/8 – 1:45 pm
KRIV-TV Black Voice –
4261 Southwest Fwy
9/10 – 6:00 am