The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS), “Harnessing the Power of Collaboration on the issues of today and tomorrow,” will celebrate National Women’s History Month with a collaboration of leaders and advocates. The HCFS’s 2019 theme is “Women Sharing the Helm of Leadership to Move Our Community Forward.” The monthly first-Saturday forum will be held on Saturday March 2, 2019, at 9:30 AM, in the Multipurpose Room of the WSB YMCA, located at 1110 May Street.
Veteran attorney Abda Quillian will be the keynote presenter. Quillian a product of Emory Law School and the Harvard University Law School Program on Negotiations. She continues to use her skills and training to defend women’s rights and fight sexual harassment. Recently she obtained the largest verdict in the State of Georgia for a rape victim, against the owner of the dorm where the rape happened, in the amount of $10 million dollars.
She has also obtained for her clients in sex harassment claims settlements in excess of millions of dollars.
A Celebration of National Women’s History Month In her law practice she has also represented the City of Savannah, the Savannah Airport Commission, Chatham County, and the Chatham County Tax Assessors.
In its 13th year, Savannah’s premiere community issues forum will serve up breakfast, its Signature Roundtable and Open Forum, and its extreme networking experience. According to Diana Harvey Johnson, President of Pinnacle Communications Corporation, and a consultant to the HCFS, our goal is to help entrepreneurs and professionals, males and females, ensure that they have the “best laid plans and information,” to maximize their personal, employment/ business growth, professional prowess, and family and community development goals.
Invited to participate as resource presenters in this empowering session are City of Port Wentworth Mayor Pro Tempore Honorable Debbie Johnson and Rev. Kimberly McMichael, Pastor, Greater Gaines Chapel AME Church. Kimberly G. Middleton, President, HCFS, will serve as moderator.
Come lend your voice and expertise to this important interaction in our community. For more information, please contact Julia Wright at 233-0855 or Diana Harvey Johnson at 927- 8425.