Women Like Us Afternoon Tea and Speaker Series


Date:  Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 - SOLD OUT

Time:  1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    * 1:30 - 2:15 Silent Auction, Networking and Vendor Booths
    * 2:15 - 2:30 Organized Networking Activity
    * 2:30 - 4:30 Program

Location: Columbia Club, Downtown Indianapolis IN

AT THIS TIME THE EVENT HAS SOLD OUT.  If you need to make payment for a previously reserved seat, please contact Tara Lord at 317-231-6459 or tlord@btlaw.com.  Thank you so much for your interest, and we hope to see you at our event in the Spring!

Guest Speakers:

Prabhavati Dwabha
Creating Abundance in an Impoverished World

We are proud to have Prabha Dwabha coming from India as a guest speaker. Through partial proceeds from our event, we will send young women to Rishikesh, India to work in Ramana’s Garden Orphanage and learn firsthand the importance of work for the empowerment of women worldwide.

Director of Ramana’s Garden, Rishikesh, India, Prabha formed Ramana’s Garden as a Home for Destitute Children as a result of her spiritual practice on the banks of the River Ganga.

She has created a small grassroots Rural Development Assistance Project dedicated to the Empowerment of Women and Children living in remote mountains, below poverty-lines, in the villages of the Garhwal, Uttaranchal, and Rishikesh, India.

Prabhavati Dwabha has been working in this area for the last 19 years and is happy to have provided assistance to more than 1,800 children in 68 villages and medical assistance to the entire village communities of 12,000.

In 1994 – after living in India for 20 years –she was keenly aware of the many children who were living at risk of death, starvation, abuse, child labor, and child prostitution and this was increasing daily.  Prabha felt that the only solution to the vicious cycle of poverty and abuse that was entrapping thousands of women and children was to provide them with a loving home, proper nutrition, quality education, and vocational training. Her first attempts to help were made through governmental agencies and she found it was impossible to get the funds directly to the people in need. It was then that she started her campaign to seek the help of others.

Prabha’s vision is that every child regardless of caste, creed, or social-economic background will have the right to quality education, proper nutrition, and primary healthcare. It is her primary intention to help in the abolishment of the caste system though providing the highest levels of education possible free of cost to the lowest castes in India. It is her further intention to empower women through literacy and vocational training so that they can generate their own income and thereby gain power in their own households and communities…

Indy's TV Anchor Women Panel Discussion
Indy’s TV Women on Passion and Pressure

Angela Ganote came to Fox 59 in 2001 from WCMH in Columbus, Ohio where she co-anchored the weekday morning news. Angela has worked at television stations across Indiana including WLFI in West Lafayette and WSBT in South Bend. She has received multiple Emmy Awards for her reporting at Fox 59. Angela was raised in Brownsburg, Indiana. She’s an I.U. graduate with a BA in Speech Communication.

She and her husband Bradd were married in 2002. They had a little girl, Ashlyn, in October of 2003 and welcomed a son, Brock, in December of 2006.

Deanna Dewberry joined WISH-TV in January 2005. She co-anchors “News 8 at Noon” and “News 8 at 5 pm.”  A native Texan, Deanna joined WISH from Texas Cable News, TXCN, in Dallas where she had been a news anchor since 1998.

While working for TXCN, she also worked for WFAA in Dallas as an anchor and reporter. Prior to her work in Dallas, she worked for KTHV, in Little Rock, Arkansas as well as KLBK and KCBD in Lubbock, Texas. She earned her degree in journalism in 1992 from the University of Texas in Austin.

An award-winning journalist, Deanna has been honored by the Associated Press, National Association of Black Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists, Texas Speech Communication Association, and the American Cancer Society. She was honored by SPJ with a first place award in 2009 and 2006 for her coverage of minority issues. She’s the recipient of the 2008 IBE Trailblazer Award. In 2005 she received the Today’s Woman Leadership Award given by Radio One, and the 2004-2005 “Communicator of the Year” award given by the Texas Speech Communication Association. She is the past recipient of the NAACP’s “Excellence in Journalism” award, as well as the Associated Press first place award for coverage of daily news.

Deanna is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), the Indianapolis Association of Black Journalists (IABJ), and the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Deanna serves on the board the Wellness Community of Central Indiana and is actively involved in cancer patient advocacy issues. She also serves as a member of Jack and Jill of America, Indianapolis chapter, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Deanna and her husband have a little boy who is their joy. They also have two furry family members – a cat and a collie.

Anne Marie Tiernon WTHR

Emmy award-winning Anne Marie Tiernon co-anchors the number one rated 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. She interviews high-profile newsmakers for WTHR Special Reports and is the Eyewitness News Healthbeat reporter. She covered the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.

Her work has been recognized by the Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards; the Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards and twice by the National Headliner Awards for Health/Science Reporting. Anne Marie won the 2008 National Media Award for Local Television from Mental Health America. She also has honors for live breaking news reporting from the Associated Press.

Anne Marie grew up in Fort Wayne and has worked in the Indianapolis television market for thirteen years. Prior to WTHR, she was a primary 5/6 and 11PM anchor for WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. Before that, Tiernon worked at WISH-TV in Indianapolis and WMBD-TV, in Peoria, Illinois. Prior to her broadcasting career, Anne Marie worked in corporate accounting and divisional finance in Chicago and Irvine, California.

Anne Marie earned a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism at Medill at Northwestern University in Chicago where she traveled to Moscow, Russia to study free press in wake of Glasnost. Her undergraduate degree is in Finance, from Indiana University in Bloomington. Her class work there included studies at the School of Economics in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Anne Marie is married with three children.

Dr. Sue Morter
Intentional Living

Dr. Sue Morter has been speaking, teaching and training for the past 20 years both nationwide and abroad on the concepts of user-friendly Quantum Physics, Bio-Energetic, and their application to evolving Human Consciousness. She illuminates how old belief systems that were established early on in our lives often contribute to habits and dynamics that interfere with our lives today. By understanding the relationship between human energy fields, our conscious thoughts, and our subconscious memory, audiences begin to see how change is a natural flow and a Universal Law. She shows us how we self-sabotage but more importantly, how we can end this cycle and become again, who we really are.

Dr. Sue also shares concepts of removing interference in the nervous system through a technique developed by her father; Dr M.T. Morter, Jr. called Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique (B.E.S.T.). Living the very ideas she speaks of, she has never taken a prescription medication for an ailment of any kind and loves sharing the revitalizing viewpoint that we are whole and complete as we are and need only to learn how to utilize the innate and natural abilities to heal and to manifest our lives as we desire. As part of her mission to spread this message of conscious healing, she founded and heads Morter Health Center, a multi-doctor wellness center and chiropractic clinic in Carmel, Indiana, since 1986.

Dr. Sue has been called "today's messenger with tomorrow's message" and is known for her high impact energy, coupled with extraordinarily deep, guided mediations which end with an unforgettable, movement oriented and tribal integrative finale. Big fun for big transformation.

Each participant will receive a This One’s On Us Voucher good for two (Krieg DeVault Club Level or Balcony) seats for any November game excluding two premium games Boston and Cleveland.  They will redeem via a tm site that will give them the best available seat for that game.  This is subject to availability and a small TM fee will apply.

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