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The Red Tent Symposium Returns to Washington, DC for its Fall Edition
Real Women. Real Talk. Real Solutions. An Open Discussion.
By: Candice Nicole
The Symposium will take place at the John A. Wilson Building from 9 am-5:00 pm. The symposium will feature workshops on the following topics: “Centering by Abstraction:
Women from all walks of life are invited to participate, especially college and young women between the ages of 13-17 (with a guardian). In the 21st century it is vital that women continue to embrace and nurture each other in the real and created bonds of sisterhood.
The creator of the symposium and Associate Professor of English at Prince George’s Community College, Risikat Okedeyi states, “Once the tent was built and I was able to see its effect, it was clear that as the seasons changed, we would need to gather once more. This time around we delve more into solutions mining, while still maintaining the topics we think are current and relevant to the lives of modern women.”
The Red Tent Symposium opening reception will be held at Busboys & Poets located at 5th & K, Washington, DC from 6-8 pm. The theme will be “Red Spotlight on Sophia Nelson” which will be an in-depth live on-stage interview with the journalist, TV news personality, and author of the award-winning book Black Women Redefined. An optional brunch will be held on Sunday, October 9th from 12pm-3pm at Tabaq Bistro as way to re-connect after an intense day of information sharing and fellowship.
For more information on the event and how to register for The Red Tent Symposium for Women, please visit www.entertheredtent.com.
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Founded in September 2001, LiL SoSo Productions (LSP) is woman-owned and run production company that focuses on event concepts and support for performing artists. With over 12 years of domestic and international planning experience, LSP has been a noted force in live music and concept event planning in the metropolitan DC area. Its owner Risikat Okedeyi is also a full-time professor of English at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, MD.
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