Eastern Illinois University is delighted to announce its second installment of our Alumni Speakers Series. You’re invited to join fellow alumni and friends for our upcoming EIU Women’s Luncheon: “Inspiring Empowerment.” Please join us for this unique opportunity for networking and a special presentation by Eastern alumna Erin Weed ’99.
Erin Weed is a professional speaker, author, certified women’s self-defense instructor and Founder/CEO of Girls Fight Back!. She is a personal safety and self-defense expert who has given over 500 seminars at colleges and corporations nationwide. She is a regular contributor to many nationally published magazines and has been featured on CNN, the CBS Early Show, and Fox News, among many other public appearances.
Although there is no cost to attend this event attendees are encouraged to donate a minimum of $10 per person towards one of three EIU supported scholarships. (Shannon McNamara Outstanding Physical Education Student Scholarship, Brenda Edgar Scholarship for Women or Carol Specht Memorial Scholarship)
Saturday, May 2
10:30 am – Registration
11:00 am – Keynote Speaker Erin Weed ’99; “Women’s Safety 101” (open to the public)
12:30 pm – Lunch (Compliments of the EIU Alumni Association – for EIU Alumni only)
Hyatt Regency Woodfield
1800 East Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
To register, call 1-800-ALUM-EIU.