9:00am - 5:30pm, with Reception to follow
Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713    

2018 Keynote Speakers

About the Black Women's Health Imperative

Founded by Byllye Avery in 1983, and presently led by President & CEO Linda Goler Blount, the Black Women's Health Imperative has been the only national organization dedicated solely to improving the health and wellness of our nation's 21 million Black women and girls - physically, mentally and  financially. BWHI's vision is that Black women enjoy optimal health and well-being in a socially just society. Their mission is to lead the effort to solve the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. Through investments in evidence-based strategies, BWHI delivers bold new programs and advocate health-promoting policies. 

                                  Morning & Afternoon Workshop Speakers


Special Wellness Session for Young Women 13 & over, 1:15-4:00pm

Featuring Special Guest Presenters


Tickets are required for all attendees.
Visit our registration site for all ticket options for youth and adults ages 13 and older. 
Childcare is not available. 

Limited Scholarship Seats Available. Call (608) 709-8840 to inquire


Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Doors Open at 9:00am
Arrive by 10:00am to enter our Raffle Giveaways!

 9:00 - 11:15am

 9:30 - 10:30am



11:20 - 1:15PM

1:30 - 2:45PM



1:30 - 4:15pm

 3:00 - 4:15PM

 4:30 - 5:30PM

 5:30 - 6:30PM

Registration, Networking & Wellness Marketplace
*60 Vendors & Exhibitors to shop & explore (Marketplace open throughout day)


Senior Session (for women 62 & older) with Dr. Debbie Jones, Gale Johnson & Guests 
Hosted by the Wisconsin Well Woman Program, Room: Mendota 7

Elevate Your Fitness: Achieve the Results You Want
With Shannon All Around, Personal Trainer and Fitness Expert, Room: Mendota 5

Fitness Stage featuring Keena Atkinson, WERQ Instructor, Atrium Hallway

*Visit our Spa Tent for a variety of self-care services including FREE massages by Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin.

Doors Open to Luncheon room for self-serve buffet
Featuring Music by DJ ACE, AKA Vanessa McDowell & other featured guests

Featuring Byllye Avery & Linda Goler Blount, Black Women's Health Imperative
*Annual Legacy Award & Warrior Queen Honorees Announced
*Fitness Flash & BIG Raffles

Concurrent Afternoon Workshops

Option 1: We Are One and Many - Black Women Uniting for Healing & Liberation
Featuring Sarah Noble, BeNOBLE Group & Founder and Managing Director of the former Reproductive Justice Collective, Room: Mendota 6

Option 2: Wellthy Women Thrive! A Financial Empowerment Experience to Elevate Your  Money and Life, Hosted by Summit Credit Union &  Friends, Room: Mendota 7

Option 3: The Goddess Experience: An Intimate Healing Circle to Revive Your Mind-Body-Spirit!  Featuring Angela Smith, Certified Life Coach & Owner of The Zen Dragonfly
Room: Mendota 8

Option 4:  A New Day to Be Well!: Little Things to Jumpstart Your Best Life! (#LittleThings) Featuring FFBWW Wellness Ambassadors Angelita Price & Tamara Washington Room: Kegonsa (2nd Floor)

*Special Wellness Session for Girls, ages 13 & Up, 1:15 - 4:15pm, Room: Mendota 5
Featuring Dr.  Jasmine Zapata and Joanna Brooks Embody YOGA

Afternoon Workshops repeat (switch to second session of your choice) 

Closing SisterCircle with Special Guest Panel; and Closing Prize Giveaways!

Closing Reception, Sponsored by Access Community Health Centers
*Heavy refreshments will be served