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

2019 Keynote Speaker!

Natasha D. Mayne, Esq.

Lawyer, Motivational Speaker, Writer

About Natasha


And Featuring Special Guest Presenters

Important Ticket Information

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

Limited Scholarship seats available. Call (608) 709-8840 to inquire.
Or email info@ffbww.org . 

Agenda Overview

Saturday, September 21st, 2019
Doors Open at 9:00am 
Arrive by 10:00am to enter our Raffle Giveaways!

 9:00 - 11:00am


9:00 - 10:30am




10:30- 10:45am

 11:20am - 1:30pm


 1:45 - 3:00pm

 1:45 - 4:30pm 

 3:15 - 4:30PM

 4:45 - 5:30PM

 5:30 - 7:00PM

Registration, Networking & Wellness Marketplace
*70+ Vendors & Exhibitors to shop & explore (Marketplace open throughout day)
Visit the FFBWW-BWWDAY Welcome Table for T-shirts and Raffle Prize Entry!
Visit Our Photo Wall to snap your selfies & group pics, and do a brief interview!
*Music by DJ Martinez White


Living Well At Every Age: The Science of Living Longer and Better, Made Simple 
with Dr. Debbie Jones, SSM Health, Earlise Ward, PhD, UW-Madison, and Gale Johnson, Director of the Wisconsin Well Woman Program - Room Mendota 5

*Visit our Wellness Tent for a variety of self-care services including FREE massages provided by Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin  Room, Hall A

Fitness Stage with Shannon All Around & Keena Atkinson - Room, Hall A

Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Screenings - UW School of Pharmacy Table - Hall A

Visit the DreamBank Booth for Journaling and a Special Activity

Luncheon Doors Open for self-serve buffet - Atrium, First Floor

Opening Luncheon and Keynote Address - Rooms Mendota 1-5
Featuring Natasha D. Mayne, Esq. - The Rise of the Well Black Woman!
*Opening Poetry Performance by K LOVE the Poet
*Welcome by Alia Stevenson, FFBWW Board Member
*Remarks by CEO & President Lisa Peyton-Caire & Sponsors
*Special Remarks by Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes
*Annual Legacy Award & Sister Soldier Honorees Announced
*Fitness Flash & BIG Raffles
*Music by DJ ACE, Vanessa McDowell

Concurrent Afternoon Workshops (4 sessions - Choose 2)

Session 1: Saving Our Babies, Saving Our Lives! Black Women, Birth Justice & Reclaiming Our Power. With Special Guests Harambee Village Doulas, The African American Breastfeeding Alliance of Dane County and the LifeCourse Initiative for Healthy Families - Room, Mendota 5

Session 2: Well Black Woman, Rise! Designing & Living Your Healthy, Thriving Life from the Inside Out!  With Caroline Carter, Caroline's Raw World and Shannon All Around, Fitness Expert and Personal Trainer - Room, Mendota 6 

Session 3: Wellthy Women Thrive! A Financial Empowerment Seminar for Women Ready to to Grow Your Wealth and Your Life!  Presented by Amy Crowe, Angela Fitzgerald and Takeyla Benton of Summit Credit Union - Room, Mendota 7 

Session 4: MindTalk: A Special SisterCircle on Mental Wellness, Spiritual Healing, and Achieving Peace With Myra McNair, Anesis Family Therapy & Guests - Room, Kegonsa, 2nd floor

Special Wellness Session for Girls, ages 13-18, 1:45-4:15pm - Room, Mendota 8
With Dr. Jasmine Zapata, MD & Special Guests

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

Closing SisterCircle with Special Guest Panel - Rooms, Mendota 2-3

Closing Reception and Closing Prize Giveaways! Sponsored by Access Community Health Centers  *Heavy refreshments will be served - Room, 2nd Floor Lake Rooms

Our 2019 Vendors & Exhibitors

Alcoholics Anonymous
Calabash Healing Arts
Covering Wisconsin
Healthier & Happier Me
Jaybird's Closet
Language of Hope Publishing
Making the Heart Smile
Public Health Madison Dane County Lactation Tent!
Tappestry Designs LLC
UW Health HIV Comprehensive Care
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Thabo Makhetha African Fashion