265746-5c906fad8884e.jpg Agenda

Monday, September 9, 2019
6:00 AM Yoga/Workout
  • Gerell Webb
7:30 AM Breakfast and Registration
8:00 AM Opening Plenary – SHIFTing Culture
  • Sharon K. Roberson, President and CEO, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee
  • Malcolm Turner, Vice Chancellor, Athletics and University Affairs, Athletics Director, Vanderbilt University
  • Keynote - Terry Crews, Actor, Artist, Activist, 2017 Time Magazine Person of the Year
9:45 AM Networking Break
10:00 AM Workshops: Challenge the Culture
  • Men and Boys Engagement
    • Session #1: Continuum of Male Engagement – How to Mobilize Men
      • Rus Erwin Funk, Co-founder, North American MenEngage Network
    • Session #2: Gender Violence in Middle and High School
      • LaMont Doty, Program Manager, AMEND Together
      • Dr. Tony Majors, Interim Human Resources Chief, Metro Nashville Public Schools
    • Session #3: Role of the Faith Community in Gender Violence Prevention
      • Gil Hanke, CEO, General Commission on United Methodist Men
      • Rashed Fakhruddin, Director of Community Programs, Islamic Center of Nashville
  • Healthy Masculinity: The Athletic Culture – Burn It All Down Podcast
    • Session #4: Panel Discussion – How this Podcast Challenges the Culture that Supports Violence Against Women
      • Shireen Ahmen, Writer, Public Speaker, Award-Winning Sports Activist
      • Jessica Luther, Author, Unsportsmanlike Conduct
      • Amira Rose Davis, Assistant Professor, Penn State University
      • Lindsay Gibbs, Author, ThinkProgress
      • Brenda Elsey, Associate Professor, Hofstra University
Noon Lunch
  • Our Mission to End Gender-Based Violence
    • Keynote: Alejandra Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA
1:30 PM Plenary – SHIFTing Together
  • Panel Discussion: Emerging Issues in Gender Violence Prevention
    • Shan Foster, Vice President, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee and AMEND Together, Moderator
    • Kathy Walsh, Executive Director, TN Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • The Voice of the Sports Community
    • Rita Smith, Senior Advisor to NFL
  • Changing the Narrative
    • Rachel Baribeau, Activist, Sportscaster, SiriusXM ESPNU, #ChangingTheNarrative
3:00 PM Workshops: Cultivating Healthy Relationships
  • Session #1: Interactive Discussion – Healthy Relationships
    • Rus Erwin Funk, Co-founder, North American MenEngage Network
    • Dr. Thurman Webb, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tennessee State University
  • Session #2: Importance of Healthy Boundaries; Power, Control and Consent
    • DarKenya Waller, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the Cumberlands
    • Diane Lance, Department Head, Office of Family Safety
  • Session #3: College Student Panel, Sharing Perspectives on Relationships on College Campuses
    • Moderator: Rachel Baribeau, Activist, Sportscaster, SiriusXM ESPNU, #ChangingTheNarrative
    • Student Panel Leader: Kyle Richard, SUNY-Cortland, student-athlete
7:00 PM Dinner
  • Shan Foster, Vice President, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee and AMEND Together
  • Featured Keynote: NFL Great, Eddie George
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:00 AM Yoga/Workout
  • Gerell Webb
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Workshops: Change the Future
  • Session #1: Fostering a Culture of Equity, Equality and Accountability
    • Beth DeBauche, Commissioner, Ohio Valley Conference
    • Brenda Tracy, RN,  Activist, Survivor
  • Session #2: Fostering a Culture of Equity, Equality and Accountability
    • Gerald Brown, CEO, Dismas House
    • Captain Michelle Richter, Metro Nashville Police Department, Domestic Violence Division
  • Session #3: A Discussion on New Title IX Regulations
    • Janet Judge, Holland & Knight LLP
10:15 AM Closing Plenary – SHIFTing into Action
  • Sharon K. Roberson, President & CEO, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee
  • Shan Foster, Vice President, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee and AMEND Together
  • Keynote: Brenda Tracy, RN,  Activist, Survivor
Noon Conference Ends