WE Empowerment Conference
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Join us for the 13th Annual WE
Each year, the conference provides important
information to women who are considering returning to school. This year, the WE
Conference will feature a keynote presentation “Never Give Up!” from
Roy Juarez, Jr.
and will cover topics including:
How he overcame his struggles to
Overcoming fears and gaining
confidence to reach personal and educational goals;
GED preparation and testing, college
enrollment, financial aid and short-term technical certificate programs;
Personal and professional
The importance of never giving up on
San Antonio College’s SWANS (
Services for Women & Non-Traditional Students)
Department, the WE Conference is free and open to the public.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
San Antonio College, McAllister Auditorium,
1300 San Pedro Ave.
This event is for women who are considering a return
The conference is free and open to the public.
Click here to register before May 10th
Attendees who register before Monday, April
21st will may be eligible to receive a scholarship to attend San
Antonio College in the Fall 2014 semester. You must
the conference first.
Empowerment Center at 486-0455
the Keynote Speaker
is a motivational
speaker, and has a passion for young people and their future. He has dedicated his
life to creating positive change in communities across the country. Juarez, and
his siblings, was basically homeless by the time he was 14, jumping from house
to house, living with family members and friends. Finally graduating and then
going on to receive a business degree, Juarez’s purpose is creating dreams in
tomorrow’s leaders. Juarez even wrote a book about his life, dreams, the power
of forgiveness and the importance of higher education in a book titled “My Bag,
My Home: Homeless by Choice Tour.” He travels to share this motivation to
students of all ages. He shares his story of how he was responsible for his
change and success. Juarez says our darkest moments are the birthplace of our
A lunch will be provided to the first 450
participants to check-in. Attendees have a chance to win an H-E-B gift card. A
total amount of $5,000 will be awarded.
Wear comfortable shoes. Participants will be
walking through campus. Unable to accommodate children.