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TWU hosts 5th Annual African American Student Leadership Conference March 3


DENTON — The Texas Woman’s University’s Office of Intercultural Services will host the Fifth Annual African American Student Leadership Conference from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3. Michaela Angela Davis, executive beauty and fashion editor for Essence magazine, will serve as the keynote speaker for the conference that takes place at Hubbard Hall located on Administration Drive and Oakland Avenue on TWU’s Denton campus.

On-site registration is $20 for college students, faculty and staff, $15 for high school students and $25 for all others. For more information or to register, contact the TWU Office of Intercultural Services at (940) 898-3634 or intercultural@twu.edu.

Having served as editor-in-chief of Honey magazine and as the founding fashion editor at Vibe magazine, Ms. Davis is an experienced journalist and renowned image-maker. She has contributed fashion features to numerous publications such as Mirabella and Vanity Fair and has been tapped to write fashion and culture commentary for various books and magazines. Ms. Davis also serves as a frequent commentator on Metro TV and “Full Frontal Fashion” on the WE (Women’s Entertainment) television network. She is the author of “Beloved Baby,” a scrapbook and journal for alternative families, and is currently developing another book titled “Anatomy of a Fly Girl.”

The Annual African American Student Leadership Conference is part of TWU’s Cultural Connections Conference Series. According to TWU Office of Intercultural Services Director Becky Rodriguez, these series of intercultural events are dedicated to promoting leadership, cultural awareness and celebrating diversity within the community through education, intense and honest dialogue and networking.

For more information about the activities of TWU’s Office of Intercultural Services, visit www.twu.edu/o-sl/intercultural/.


For Further Information Contact:

Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu

Page last updated January 22, 2009

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