Saturday, November 3, 2007
Olpin Student Union, Panorama Room East
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Admittance to the Conference is by donation.
You may show up at the conference without pre-registering.
However, lunches must be pre-ordered (they are $13 to cover the costs).
For more information or to order a luncheon, call 801-581-4768 (Margaret Toscano) or 801-225-4967 (Janice Allred)
The Olpin Student Union is located on Central Campus Drive on the east side of campus; Panorama Room East is on the top floor, on the west side of the building. There is an adjacent parking lot, free on Saturday.
THEME - DOING GOOD: MORMONISM, FEMINISM and ACTIVISM
Sponsored by the Mormon Women's Forum
Join us in promoting and enjoying open, honest discussion among people with diverse opinions and experiences, while also cherishing our commonalities.
9:00-10:30 a.m. "Have I Done Any Good in the World Today? Individuals, Communities and Organizations"
Introduction and Welcome to Conference by Mormon Women's Forum Pres., Janice Allred
Barnard Silver, entrepreneur
Sidni Jones, teacher
Christian Fonnesbeck, lawyer
Vickie Stewart Eastman, executive recruiter and writer
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. "Mormon Feminism: Past and Present"
Martha Sonntag Bradley, author of Pedestals and Podiums: Utah Women, Religious Authority, and Equal Rights
Janet Garrard-Willis blogger from Feminist Mormon Housewives
2nd Panelist from the Feminist Mormon Housewives blog
Lunch and Keynote Speakers:
Celebrating 10 Years of the Mormon Women's Forum Eve Award with the 10 Past Recipients:
Margaret Toscano, Nadine Hansen, Lavina Fielding Anderson, Shirley Paxman, Carol Lynn Pearson, Martha Bradley, Natalie Sheppard, Janice Allred, Lorie Stromberg, Gay Blanchard
2:30-4:00 p.m. "Building a Better World: Peace, Justice, and Responsible Stewardship"
Ashley Sanders on the importance of activism (speaker at BYU alternative graduation)
Jason Brown on environmentalism (treasurer of Mormons for Equality and Social Justice–MESJ)
Suzette Smith on poverty (member of MESJ and director of Executive Women Intl.)
William Van Wagenen on peace and war (peace worker in Iraq)
Darron Smith, author and speaker on racism in the LDS community
Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Facing East and No More Goodbyes: Circling the Wagons Around Our Gay Loved Ones