Bowie State University to Host Girls Wellness Conference

(Bowie, Md.)-Bowie State University’s Henry Wise Wellness Center will coordinate with the organization, Every Girl Can, in holding the 4th Annual “Smart Image” Conference: Healthy Body, Healthy Image Saturday, May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Center for Learning and Technology on campus. The conference, a pre-Mother’s Day event, will include inspirational and motivational presentations from experienced professionals in the fields of psychology, education, personal image, etiquette, civility, social work, nutrition, wellness and fitness. The keynote address will be delivered by Prince George’s County District Court Judge, DaNeeka V. Cotton.

Workshop topics include cooking easy healthy meals, fitness and health, skin and hair care, civility (table etiquette, etc.), holistic weight management, and mother daughter walk and talk. In addition, one workshop will involve making dresses for girls in Haiti and Jamaica by using pillow cases and trimmings. Panel discussions will address areas such as raising girls to have a healthy body image and helping daughters build strong character, civility, kindness and respect.

Following the workshops offered before lunch, the girls and women accompanying them will be treated to an afternoon of high-spirited fun with health and fitness coach, Adrienne Corder from Corder, Pounders Youth and Family Wellness. A special highlight of the conference will be the surprise appearance of a Sony Music, Columbia Records, teen girl recording artist who is scheduled to bring a special message to the girls about the importance of a healthy body image.

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