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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACTS:

Kerry-Ann Hamilton
Media Relations Manager
k_hamilton@howard.edu

Stephanie Lockhart
Woman to Woman
Public Relations Chair
pr@womantowomanconference.org

Alpha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Hosts 18th Annual Woman to Woman Conference at Howard

WASHINGTON (Feb.1, 2010) - The Ladies of Alpha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will host the 18th Annual Woman to Woman Conference “Sisters Let's Talk… Unveiling Our Destiny, Pursuing a Path of Purpose,” on Feb. 3 on the historic campus of Howard University.

The Woman to Woman Conference reaches out to young women between the ages of 14-18 years in the Washington Metropolitan area. Each year, more than 550 young women are invited to attend the conference. The attendees participate in various workshops led by successful African-American women in diverse fields including medicine, law, sports, education and fine arts, to name a few.

This year’s conference will include a dynamic array of guest speakers and workshop hosts: Tasha Smith from Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married?;” Lisa Cortes, Executive Producer of film “Precious;” Valeisha Butterfield, Founder and CEO of WEEN; Jeanine Liburd, BET Executive Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs; Antoinetta Hairston, BET Executive Assistant of Programming and Development; Michaela Angela Davis, Founding Fashion Editor of VIBE Magazine; Shayna Rudd, Miss Black USA 2009; Michelle Hagans, CEO of Fort Lincoln Realty and a host of other professionals.

In addition to the conference, a select number of participants are invited on the weekend to the Woman to Woman Follow-Up Retreat on February 7-8, 2010. The Follow-Up Retreat is an opportunity for approximately 50 of the conference attendees to return to Howard University for a sleepover involving fellowship and sisterhood building activities.

If there are any questions, please contact Stephanie Lockhart pr@womantowomanconference.org or via telephone at 954-249-0249. For additional information regarding the conference, please visit the website http://www.womantowomanconference.org/

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities. Today Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has over 200,000 members and over 900 chapters worldwide. The Sorority uses its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health, and political awareness and involvement to create its national programs.


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