YWCA Health Summit

by Mar 17, 2022Across the Cape Fear, Events, North Brunswick

Early registration for the YWCA Lower Cape Fear Health Summit – Empowering and Building Healthier Communities – is going on through March 31.

YWCA Lower Cape Fear will host a Health Summit – Empowering and Building Healthier Communities presented by UnitedHealthcare on Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 7:30 am to 5 pm.

The Health Summit will bring together a diverse group of people who are working to advance health equity and who want to ensure that all voices are heard regardless of their race, gender, social or economic status. Participants will be engaged and inspired, share ideas and learn ways to improve their health and minimize the impact of the health inequities that exist.

In addition to four panel discussions, The Health Summit will host three featured speakers: Margaret Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA USA; Tanya Blackmon, Vice President, Diversity Inclusion, Novant Health; and Victor Armstrong, Chief Health Equity Officer, N.C. Department of Health & Human Services. The day-of schedule and list of speakers can be found here.

YWCA Featured Speakers NB

The Health Summit is part of YWCA Lower Cape Fear’s collaboration with UnitedHealthcare to develop and execute a health literacy campaign focused on reducing the prevalence of health risks for women and BIPOC communities and increase overall health literacy in historically underserved communities.

Sponsor and vendor opportunities are available. Contact Velva Jenkins at velva@ywca-lowercapefear.org.

YWCA Lower Cape Fear is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA is proud to be the oldest and largest women’s movement, providing services for women and their families in our community.

Want to go?
Health Summit – Empowering and Building Healthier Communities
presented by UnitedHealthcare
Thursday, May 19, 7:30 am to 5 pm
YWCA Lower Cape Fear, 2815 College Road, Wilmington
Early bird registration is open and runs through March 31. Interested parties can register at https://ywcahealthsummit.eventbrite.com.