Hadassah 99th National Convention - Young Women’s Empowerment Track

Meet with like-minded women to create power through community and make your voice heard about the issues you care about. Tuesday, July 16 will feature programming specifically for members of EVOLVE Hadassah: The Young Women's Network and other interested young members.

July 16, 2019

Empower Yourself by Building Your Strengths  12:15-1:15 pm
Led by Rabbi Rebecca W. Sirbu, Director of Hadassah Member and Unit Services.
In this workshop, you'll learn what your personal character strengths are and how best to use them — leave with real tools to use in both your personal and professional life.

Your Mission? Embrace Your Powers as a Change Agent  1:30-2:30 pm
Led by Chloé Valdary (invited), writer, activist and Zionist.
How can change agents navigate an increasingly polarized world? Learn from innovator Chloé Valdary about how you can utilize her "Theory of Enchantment" — and leave empowered to foster discourse (and minimize discord) as a Hadassah leader.

Young Women's Evening Networking Reception  6:30-8:30 pm
Join Tanya Zuckerbrot, creator of the F-Factor Diet, and mingle with fellow convention attendees. Feel free to invite friends, partners, spouses. (Convention registration and Hadassah membership are not required; separate fee applies)


Rabbi Rebecca W. Sirbu was selected as one of the "Most Inspirational Rabbis in America" by The Forward Newspaper. Previously, Rabbi Sirbu was the Director of Clal's Rabbis Without Borders, a pluralist network of rabbis dedicated to serving the needs of all people through creative use of Jewish wisdom, and was also the founder of RabbiCareers.com. 

Chloé Valdary is an American writer and political activist. While at the Wall Street Journal, she developed an innovative theory of change called "The Theory of Enchantment", a framework of conflict resolution and interpersonal growth rooted in themes found in pop culture.

Tanya Zuckerbrot is a nationally-known dietitian and the creator of the renowned F-Factor Diet, the only dietitian-created program for weight-loss and optimal health that is based on fiber-rich nutrition.

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