Carol Davidson Inaugural Women’s Empowerment Event

Sunday, June 14, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

carol davidson logoThe Women of Temple Rodef Shalom (WoTRS) will hold the first of its kind of program to inaugurate an annual series in memory of member Carol Davidson. Jointly sponsored by The Carol Davidson Fund for the Advancement of Women, Gene Davidson, and the Women of TRS, this half-day event will celebrate the strength of women, an issue dear to Carol and central to the core values of WoTRS.

Lilith Magazine Editor Keynote Speaker

susan schneiderman logoWe are thrilled to welcome Susan Weidman Schneider, Editor-in-Chief of Lilith Magazine, the award-winning Jewish women’s publication, as our keynote speaker. Featured in The New York Times, Schneider work deals with topics of gender stereotypes and the positive impact of women on Jewish life. Speaking on “Jewish & Female: Choices and Changes in Our Lives Now,” Schneider will examine the role of women in the community, in Jewish life, and in our personal lives.

Empowerment Workshop Sessions

In small group sessions listed below, we will use a variety of activities and exercises to explore the challenges we face at some of the key transitions in our lives and discover how to make empowering choices at any age.

Yes & Know: Boundaries & Communication for Healthy Relationships

Building bonds as young adults with Dana Fleitman, Sr. Program Manager, Jewish Women’s International. What is the key to building healthy relationships with friends, family and potential or current partners?

Your Life “Resume”: Where Do You Go From Here?

Taking stock at points along the way with Natalie Mekur-Rose, LCSW, Jewish Social Service Agency. Is it time to take stock and look at your life from a different perspective?

Aging Wisely

Living the later years with resilience and wisdom with Fran Zamore, ACSW, LCSW-C, LICSW. The golden years can be full of potential for learning and growth.

A Wholehearted Journey: Dare Greatly; Live Fully

Transforming the way we live, love, and lead with Ana Rosa Zamora, MA ,Certified Facilitator and Kelli Kolling, MBA, Certified Leadership Coach, The Women’s Center. Based on “The Daring Way”TM method and research of Dr.Brene Brown, live more authentically and with a deeper capacity for connection.

Finding Your Visual Voice

Your authentic self expressed through art with Emmy Lou Glassman, ATR-BC, Registered & Board Certified Art Therapist. Through a directed art experiential, you will leave this workshop with new personal insight, and the ability to creatively view and adjust your lives as modern women in our challenging, ever-evolving society.

A buffet luncheon and wrap-up session will conclude the day.

Contact: Josie Hertz-Ackerman,

Cost: $10 for luncheon

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