Hosted by Alvernia University, the 2008 Junior Achievement Young Women’s Symposium was a full day event designed to help prepare young women for the workplace.
The symposium included mentoring sessions, panel presentations broken down by career choices, and even a fashion show for business attire.
Keynote speaker Katrina Szish is a National Television Correspondent for InStyle Magazine, writer, blogger, and expert on entertainment, fashion, and pop-culture.
Alvernia panelists included Michele Spotts, marketing, and Rosemarie Chinni, sciences. Several other Alvernia staff members and alumni were also on hand to network and provide guidance to participants.
Junior Achievement (JA) uses hands-on programs like the Young Women’s Symposium to help young people understand the business of life. JA reaches eight million students worldwide.