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Saturday, November 7 • 3:35pm - 4:30pm
There's More than One Way to Be a Good Mom

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In this high-energy session, Yasmin Turk & Amanda Quraishi will share the stage with four other diverse moms, each of whom is defining motherhood in her own way, managing the challenges of parenting in very different circumstances and finding ways to follow her own passion and vision for herself.

Facilitators
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Amanda Quraishi

Speaker, DarkMatter Digital Media
@ImtheQ | | Amanda Quraishi is a digital strategist at DarkMatter Digital Media, and the Principle Web Media Strategist for BlogathonATX. Presently she serves on the Board of Directors for Texas Impact, an organization that lobbies the Texas State Legislature on behalf of faith communities; an Advisory Board Member (Communications Committee) for the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom; and a member of the Board of Directors at the Institute for... Read More →
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Yasmin Turk

Speaker, SafePlace & HOPE for Senegal
@HOPEforSenegal  | | Extrovert. Unapologetic ice cream lover. Amateur travel enthusiast. Practitioner of getting back up after falling down. | | Yasmin Diallo Turk is the CPS & Family Violence Safety Policy Analyst for SafePlace, an Austin, TX-based nonprofit agency serving domestic/sexual violence survivors, where she has worked for over 13 years. Additionally, she serves as Project Director for HOPE for Senegal (a project of the... Read More →

Speakers
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Eman Ghanem

Speaker, The University of Texas at Austin
Eman Ghanem is an Egyptian mom, scientist, trail runner and coffee connoisseur. She is Co-Director of the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) at The University of Texas at Austin. FRI is a program that provides hands-on research experience to first-year students in the College of Natural Sciences. Eman oversees all functions of the FRI program related to student experience, external relations and communications. Additionally, she teaches and... Read More →
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Krys Kagan

Homemaker/Owner @The Bicycle Baker, The Bicycle Baker
@krysthebaker | | Self proclaimed foodie, vegan chef & baker, and mum of two darling boys. | Homemaker, & owner of The Bicycle Baker. When not baking, her time is spentcaring for her boys one of which is special needs.  She also works on advocating for human rights, animal rights, LGBT rights, & fighting for the rights of those in the special needs community.  Her favorite quote is: If you can’t find a nice person, be... Read More →
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Sabiha Rehman

Owner & Recruiter, Caddodesign
Sabiha is a mother of three wonderful kids, one boy and two girls in Elementary, Middle and High school who has been happily married for 19 years. She was born in and brought up in New Delhi, spent time in California, Germany and Dubai but considers Austin home. | | With degrees in Bioscience and HR Sabiha started Caddodesign in 2005 which outsources graphic, web design, and programming to India. She now does project based recruitment for the... Read More →
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Crystal Silva-McCormick

Pastor, Activist, United Church of Christ/St. Andrew's Presbyterian
@csilvamccormickCrystal Silva-McCormick is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and currently serves as Associate Pastor at St. Andrews Presbyterian in Austin, Texas and as a trustee on the Board for the Parliament of the World's Religions. She is a doctoral student in Interfaith Relations at the LSTC. Crystal is a scholar with the Hispanic Theological Initiative; a program designed to advance the work of Latina/o scholars in the... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Continental Ballroom

Attendees (10)