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THE WAIT IS OVER.
ROAR IS BACK.
We are proud to share that the 2023 ROAR Women's Symposium will be held on Friday, March 24th, 2023 at the Alliance Convention Center in Burlington.
Here, we celebrate women — the doers, the dreamers, the changemakers, and world-shakers. Featuring a networking session, panel discussions, and dynamic speakers, the Women’s Symposium connects and empowers women of all walks of life to share their stories, build their networks, and unlock their potential. Your This symposium is the perfect opportunity to grow with, learn from, and become inspired by women inside and outside of your field.
All attendees will be served a light continental breakfast and lunch buffet. If you have any dietary needs (i.e, allergies, restrictions), please notify the Chamber through email.
Kelly Roberts firstname.lastname@example.org or Reagan Gural email@example.com.
The founder of Girls on the Run International
The founder of Girls on the Run International and a globally recognized role model for positive change, Molly Barker motivates audiences to embrace their individual strengths, ask the hard questions of themselves, and realize their potential to change the world, or as one participant in the Girls on the Run program shared, learn to be "the boss of my own brain."
Chief Operating Officer, Cone Health
Mandy Eaton serves as Chief Operating Officer for Cone Health. She recently assumed this role after serving as the Executive Vice President, People and Culture, beginning in October 2018 where she specialized in human capital strategy and organizational culture. As Chief Operating Officer, Eaton is the senior executive overseeing clinical, administrative, and support service operations, and in partnership with the Chief Clinical Officer and the Chief Nurse Executive, is responsible for providing health system leadership, strategic guidance, and operational direction for the continuum of care.
Mental Health & Wellness Panel
Dr. Kellie Minder
Fireside Chat: Tragedy & Transformation
Dr. Toddie Peters
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2023
Registration, Networking Breakfast & Vendors
Welcome / Symposium Kick Off
ROAR Talks – “Fulfillment - Living a Deeply Meaningful Life” (Mandy Eaton, Cone Health)
Fireside Chat – Tragedy & Transformation
Health & Wellness Panel
Keynote Speaker: “Heartful Rebellion: The Art of Being Your True Self in a World of Resistance” (Molly Barker, Girls on the Run)
Closing Remarks Sip N’ Social / Speaker Meet & Greet
1214 Turrentine St.
Burlington, NC 27215
The Prosperity Hall of the Alliance Convention Center is home to this year's Women's Symposium. This convention center offers 13,000 square feet of space, which can accommodate all of our vendors and more than 900 guests.
SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY
Technology Access Sponsor
Alamance Country Club
Katie Smith Photography
American National Bank
Dudley Realty Group
First National Bank
Gilliam Bell Moser, LLP
Glen Raven, Inc.
Prime Personnel Resources, Inc.
The A Team at eXp
Truliant Federal Credit Union
This list will be continue to be updated
as vendors are confirmed.
2023 Vendors Include
Alamance Country Club, Inc
All She Wrote Notes
Black Girl Candle Company
Burlington Community Land Trust
Burlington Sock Puppets
Farmer’s Fabulous Fashions
Green & McClure Furniture
Haw River Mushrooms
Judy Wooden - Neora
Katie Smith Photography
Kindred Seedlings Farm
Knot Your Average Events
Linked by Faith
Lush by Ashley Westcott
Pink & FIERCE
Rose & Rae’s Café
Savvy Sweets, Inc.
Simply Massage & Wellness
Small Business Center Alamance Community College
Sweet Caroline Apparel
The Maverick Radio
Wendy’s Accessories & Things
Wiley Girl Promotions & Design
Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County
RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS ACTIVITY
Providing equal, affordable access to menstrual hygiene products for all.
We will be collecting items for the Period Project as our 2023 responsible business activity. The need of these supplies for girls in our local school system is high, and the impact of your donation is great. Below you will find a list of items that will be collected at the ROAR event. We encourage all attendees to bring as many items as you like.
Menstrual Pads (Please ensure these are menstrual pads and are NOT designed for incontinence. Items need to be in packaging that states individual wrapped.)
Boxes of Ziplock Bags (Quart sized)