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March 8, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online Webinar
Durham, NC 27701
$35; Includes lunch from local woman-owned Zweli's Restaurant
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2021 Take No Bull Women's Series: Breaking Barriers

Monday, March 8, 2021

Join us as we kick off our 2021 Take No Bull Women's Series on International Women's Day, Monday, March 8 at 12:00-1:30 p.m.

At the Durham Chamber, we are Breaking Barriers. Glass ceilings are shattering all over the country. You will hear from some amazing women in leadership who are speaking up and beig heard. They are not taking no for an answer and they have a seat at the table. Hear how they have overcome barriers in their climb up the corporate career ladder. And like all of us, hear how they juggle the demands of being a woman during Covid.


Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean, Vice President at Fair Count
Kelli McLean Slade, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Relias 

** Included in admission is lunch from local woman-owned Zweli's Restaurant. 
Swing by on Monday, March 8 from 10-11:00 a.m. and pick up your box lunch curbside in front of Zweli's, located at 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 26. 
Please select your food choices in the registration. (you may choose to opt-out of food pick up for a reduced registration.)

Also included is a new Breaking Barriers journal, including a digital worksheets. The journal can be mailed to you after the event, if you opt-out of lunch pick-up.

About the speakers:

Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean is the Vice President at Fair Count, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, founded by Stacey Abrams. The goal of Fair Count is to ensure that every person in Georgia and the nation is seen, heard, and counted for a fair and accurate census and to building pathways to continued civic participation, including voter education and redistricting. Jeanine is a highly skilled researcher with over 15 years of experience designing, managing, and implementing population-based studies and projects. While at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, she applied her expertise in computational biology and population research to advance public health initiatives. She has extensive project management experience as well as work in community organizing. In addition to her work in public health, she is passionate about finding creative ways to tackle community-based issues using both strategic planning and innovative ideas.

Kelli McLean Slade is a native of Durham, NC and proud graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. With 18+ years combined experience in both DEI and Workforce Development, she has worked in the Raleigh-Durham area with organizations to help close employment and training gaps and intentionally build and grow efforts surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion. She currently serves as Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Relias in Morrisville, NC. Kelli continues to coach individuals on professional and personal development, building more diverse and inclusive environments and being intentional in efforts to build effective teams and organizations.