Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
February 6, 2018
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

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Florida Commission on the Status of Womento Host 5th Annual Education Summit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—The Florida Commission on the Status of Women will host its annual Legislative Education Summit to educate Florida women about how to engage with the Florida Legislature and navigate the legislative process. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear presenters, discuss topics important to women across the state, and better understand how to strengthen local communities, and by extension the State of Florida.

Among the many presenters and facilitators will be prominent Florida leaders, such as Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen, Belinda Keiser, Vice Chancellor of Keiser University, and Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President of the Florida Chamber Foundation. The summit will also include an award presentation to honor the six Florida middle school winners of the 2018 Women’s History Essay Contest. Portions of the event will be streamed via Facebook Live at @fcsw.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 07, 2018

      9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST
Where: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
      R.A. Gray Building, Heritage Hall Auditorium
          500 S. Bronough Street
          Tallahassee, Fla. 32399

12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
The Capitol, 22nd Floor
400 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Fla. 32399

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cabinet Meeting Room, House of Representatives
402 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Fla. 32399

Who: Tony Carvajal, Florida Chamber Foundation
      Jessica Clark, Skye Creative Marketing
      Rita Craig, Top Tier Leadership
      Heather Flynn, Ph.D., Florida Maternal Mental Health Collaborative
      Heather Fitzenhagen, The Florida House of Representatives
      R. Jai Gillum, Tallahassee First Lady

      Dotti Groover-Skipper, Salvation Army
Karin Hoffman, Sonshine Educational Tours
Janeia D. Ingram, Esq., Florida public Employees Relations Commission
          Belinda Keiser, Keiser University
          Laurie Pizzo, Florida Department of Transportation

          Josefina M. Tamayo (Josie), Tamayo Mediation and Consulting
          Lady Dhyana Ziegler, DCJ, Ph.D., Commission Chair

About the Florida Commission on the Status of Women:
The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is a nonpartisan, statutorily-created board of 22-member commissioners that work to collaborate with, educate and celebrate Florida women and girls. The Commission does so through annual events and programs including the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. The Commission acts as a resource for lawmakers, businesses, and residents, so they have a better understanding of the important issues facing women, and by extension all Floridians.