NANBPWC Toledo Club Social Media Workshop
The National Association of Negro Business and Professional
Women's Club Inc.- Toledo Club (NANBPWC) presented a
workshop on "Social Media " on Wednesday, February 20, 2019
at Keyser Elementary School at 6:00 p.m. This workshop was a
series of educational presentations for students who are
participating in the Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program
for Debutantes, Deb's N Waiting and escorts.
The workshop presenter was Alisha Durham , NANBPWC - Maumee
Bay Club member. Durham focused on getting a clear message
to the high school students on why social media affects
everything you do, both good and bad, and how your decisions
today can affect you in the future.
The students were able to work hands-on to see the impact of
words, pictures, historical documentation, privacy and more
and see some of the positive and negative effects of
Messenger, Instagram, Facebook, Google etc.
The students were asked to "THINK" about the content –is it
true, is it inspiring, helpful, necessary or kind?
She asked everyone to be safe online during an open
discussion and brought awareness of viruses, trojans, worms,
passwords, recording, identity theft, different
Over 80 students and adults truly appreciated the workshop
and the interactive feedback.
Cotillion committee members Wilma Brown, chairman; Denise
Cardwell and Karen Jarrett, co -chairmen and Denise
Black-Poon,1st VP and program chairman were adult
participants who supported the importance of the social
media workshop as well as Larry Cardwell and Dennis Jarrett.
Youth Club 1st Vice President Jada Collins was also in
attendance. The workshop series lasts weekly from January
As a former educator, Frances Collins, PhD, Toledo Club
president, supports the NANBPW Cotillion Scholarship
Workshop Series because the series brings awareness on other
topics as well such as: etiquette, how to be a
gentleman, safe encounters with the police, physical
fitness, mother daughter relationships, human trafficking,