2017 Annual Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference

Jennifer Sanders
Jennifer Sanders, Keynote
Serena Nunn, Esq.
Serena Nunn, Esq., Keynote

 The Image Initiative, Inc. celebrated our 13th annual year of the Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference on March 24-25, 2017, featuring Serena Nunn, Esq. Atlanta Circuit, Fulton County Public Defender’s Office, one of only a handful of African American women to receive a full pardon from President Barack Obama after spending 15 years in prison and Jennifer Sanders, former multimedia journalist and current Morning News and Noon News anchor at NewsChannel 9 WSYR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Syracuse, New York.

Workshop moderators, facilitators and panelists included:

Judge Amber Givens Davis, Esq., Assemblywoman Pamela J. Hunter, Brittany K. Byrd Esq., Staci Dennis-Taylor, Esq., Honorable Helen Hudson, Oloruntobi Dare, Rosie Perez, Angelina Vargas, Hatou Camara, Amy Quichiz, Kyla Clark, SaQuota Reaves, Geneva Moore, Candace S. Carter, Jasmin N. Allen, Ph.D., Tekhara Watson, Dr. Andy Beltran, Candace Hatten, Talia Spruill, Terrianna Trammell, Carizma X. Brown, Brandi L. Parham, Janet Contreras, Tania Williams, Dr. Linda Carty, Lucreaty Love, Abisola Williams.

Over 170 girls from the Syracuse City School District participated in the 13th Annual SES Conference.

Selected Speakers

Judge Amber Givens Davis
Judge Amber Givens Davis
Assemblywoman Pamela J. Hunter
Assemblywoman Pamela J. Hunter
Brittany Byrd, Esq.
Brittany Byrd, Esq.
Staci Dennis Taylor, Esq.
Staci Dennis Taylor, Esq.
Honorable Helen Hudson
Honorable Helen Hudson
Oloruntobi Dare
Oloruntobi Dare
Angelina Vargas
Angelina Vargas
Amy Quichiz
Amy Quichiz
Kyla M. Clark
Kyla M. Clark
Genny Moore
Genny Moore
Jasmin Allen
Jasmin Allen
Tekhara Watson
Tekhara Watson
Andy Beltran
Andy Beltran
Candace Hatten
Candace Hatten
Talia Spruill
Talia Spruill
Terrianna Trammell
Terrianna Trammell
Carizma Brown
Carizma Brown
Brandi L. Parham
Brandi L. Parham
Janet Contreras
Janet Contreras
Tania Williams, Esq.
Tania Williams, Esq.
Dr. Linda Carty
Dr. Linda Carty
Lucreaty Love
Lucreaty Love
Abisola Williams
Abisola Williams
Jossette Burgos
Jossette Burgos

The Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference has changed my life; this program has given me a reason to look towards my future.
-- Sofia, 10th grade

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