4 Seasons of Black Women – Health Conference
Join us for an empowering day of education and inspiration at the 4 Seasons of Black Women – Health Conference! This in-person event will take place on Sat Aug 19 2023 at 2811 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316.
This conference is all about celebrating the four seasons of black women’s health and wellbeing. We’ll have a range of speakers and workshops covering topics like mental health, physical wellness, nutrition, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with other black women in your community and learn from experts in the field.
Don’t miss out on this amazing event! Register now to secure your spot and join us for a day of empowerment and growth.
Financial Wellness – Shannon S. Sellers Certified Financial Counselor
The Importance of Living a Healthy Lifestyle – Zakiya Jenkins
Breast Cancer in Black Women Survival Disparities – Sue J. Mattison, PhD, Provost, Drake University
Black Parenting – Tammera Bibbins, MSW, LISW, LMSW
Maternal Health & Breastfeeding and Black Women (Doula) – Jerrica Wynn
Sexual Health – Wanakee Carr, OB/GYN Physician, The Iowa Clinic
PTSD and Black Women – Breanne Ward, CRC, LMHC, ForWard Consulting
Domestic/Partner Violence – Courageous Fire
Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes – Shanice M. Johnson, ARNP, UnityPoint
Who Gets to Pour Into You – Dr. Amber Robinson
Pre-Menopause/Menopause – Wanakee Carr, OB/GYN Physician, The Iowa Clinic
Gynecological Cancers – Pending
Alzheimer’s – Edith Crawford
Dramatic Performance – Cle Shai Harden
1619 Project Committee – Plymouth Church of Christ
NAACP Des Moines Branch
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Black Women 4 Healthy Living (BW4HL)?
Black Women 4 Healthy Living is a Christ-centered wellness movement for Black women in the Greater Des Moines area. Our focus is on God, wellness, community, and justice. We work to see Black women well in mind, healthy in body, and strong in spirit.
What is this conference about?
This conference is all about celebrating the four seasons of black women’s health and wellbeing. We’ll have a range of speakers and workshops covering topics like mental health, physical wellness, nutrition, and more.
Where can I register?
Registration can be found at Eventbrite for this free conference Click Here