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Jasper Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Participants will attend a variety of interactive discussion panels and breakout sessions. These breakouts will be delivered by various successful women that represent a variety of careers and personal choices. These women are experts on issues that high school girls are currently facing. The sessions will teach important skills needed to be successful in the workforce and ways to develop their leadership potential.


Class A

STEM Panel


The percentage of women in STEM–related (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers is lower compared to men in the same fields. Choosing a STEM career does not mean you have to sit behind a desk solving equations all day. Come hear from a panel of successful women with very different backgrounds tell of their career journey and get insight into the possibilities of careers in STEM-related fields.

Class A

Service/Military/ Career Path


Learn about making thoughtful decisions about life after high school when you’re not sure if the traditional college path is the right choice for you. Join a panel of successful women with a career path that included specialized education and/or training. Come hear their expertise and advice on how to maximize your potential for long-term success.

Class A

Healthy Relationships 


Recognizing the signs of an unhealthy relationship can be difficult. In this breakout, we will explore the ingredients of healthy relationships, what unhealthy relationships look like, and what participants have a right to in their relationships. We will examine some of the factors that increase a person’s risk for getting into an unhealthy relationship and brainstorm ways to build resilience.

Class A

Social Media


What do those selfies say about you? To post or not to post? Is there a chance you’re being too social on social media? Get answers and advice to some common questions and concerns on the best use of social media and learn about hidden risks that could potentially harm you or haunt you later.

Class B



Angie will provide advice to young women regarding job interviews and how to make a great first impression. She will help prepare you for that all-important interview by giving you some do’s and don’ts so that you can represent yourself well and be chosen for the job.

Class B



Ruth will discuss the importance of setting a budget, thoughtful decision-making concerning money and credit, and discuss personal finance tips.

Class B



Volunteering is about more than “giving back.”  Volunteering is about more than giving of your time. Volunteering is about more than what you can put on your job or college application.   Volunteering is about more.  Join the discussion in this session to discover what it’s really all about!

Class B

Be Confident, Be Positive


The greatest leaders and the greatest team players are positive, energetic, and uplifting. In this breakout session, we will discuss how building this skill will serve you well in every area of your life.

Class C



Come join us for an active breakout session where you’ll learn about the importance of being fit and how to incorporate fitness in your life and make it fun.  This session is interactive so be ready to move and have fun!

Class C



Awaken your body with a total body routine. This session includes a series of yoga-inspired stretches, bodyweight exercises, and core strength that will get you moving.

Class C



HeartMath is a beautiful tool that when used empowers us to step back from stressful or negative situations by shifting our attention from the mind to the heart. Doing so routinely throughout the day can prevent or even reverse the body’s normal destructive stress response and the physical and mental wear and tear that stress has on our bodies. The science behind HeartMath is real – simply stated, the messages our heart sends to the brain directly affect our perceptions, mental processes, and performance.


Vincennes University Jasper Campus

Track 1

Date: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Registration: 8:00-8:30am

Welcome & Opening Session: 8:30-8:45am

Speaker 1 – Kelly Schaefer: 8:45-9:05am

Transfer/Break: 9:05-9:15am

Breakout Session #1: 9:15-9:45am

Transfer/Break: 9:45-9:50am

Breakout Session #2: 9:50-10:20am

Transfer/Break: 10:20-10:25am

Breakout Session #3: 10:25-10:55am

Transfer/Lunch/Break: 10:55am-11:45am

Intro & Keynote, Julia Garcia: 11:45am-1:00pm

Closing Remarks & Gifts: 1:10-1:30pm

Pictures & Autographs: 1:30-2:00pm

Track 2

Date: Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Registration: 9:00-9:30am

Welcome & Opening Session: 9:30-9:45am

Intro & Keynote, Julia Garcia: 9:45-10:45am

Pictures & Autographs: 10:45-11:15am

Transfer/Break: 11:15-11:20am

Breakout Session #1: 11:20-11:45am

Transfer/Break: 11:45-11:55am

Breakout Session #2: 11:55am-12:25pm

Transfer/Break: 12:25-12:30pm

Lunch/Break: 12:30-1:15pm

Breakout Session #3: 1:15-1:45pm

Transfer/Break: 1:45-2:00pm

Speaker Intro: 2:00-2:15pm

Speaker 1 – Kelly Schaefer: 2:15-2:35pm

Closing Remarks & Gifts: 2:35-3:00pm

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