Agenda & Keynote Speakers
(Translation services will be available for Breakout and Keynote sessions)
8:00 - 9:15 a.m. -- Registration/Breakfast
Visit Screenings & Exhibit Area
9:15 - 10:45 a.m. -- Welcome & Opening Remarks: Morning Keynote: Alberto Sardiñas
“Discover Your Everyday Super Heroes”
10:45 - 11:10 a.m. -- Power Break: Visit Screenings & Exhibit Area
11:10 - 11:55 a.m. -- Breakout Sessions
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. -- Luncheon & Presentations
Honoree: Martha I. Castilla
Community Investment: Martinez Street Women’s Center Maternal and Child Health Promotora Program
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. -- Power Break: Visit Screenings & Exhibit Area
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. -- Breakout Sessions
2:00 - 2:20 p.m. -- Power Break: Visit Screenings & Exhibit Area
2:20 - 3:30 p.m. -- Closing Session Afternoon Keynote: Dr. Isabel
“Finding Balance in the Life of a Super Woman”
Alberto Sardiñas is the Host and Producer of “Intimo”, on Univision Radio’s Amor 107.5 (WAMR) in Miami. He frequently appears on Univision Network’s “Tu Desayuno Alegre” and “Despierta America” as a contributor in the field of Motivation, in which he also gives conferences around the country. Alberto speaks to crowds about a variety of topics from “Grade your relationship from 1 to 100” to “How to succeed in the career of your dreams”. He also delivers business-related topics such as “7 keys to influence with your voice” – a program targeted to sales professionals – and “Let harmony surround you in your workplace.”
Finding Balance in the Life of a Super Woman
Dr. Isabel Gomez-Bassols or “Doctora Isabel” as she is known to her radio listening audience is a renowned psychologist, educator and domestic-violence specialist with over three decades of experience in family and adolescent counseling, and is part of the line-up of RadioCadena Univison, Univision Radio’s AM Network. It is because of Dr. Isabel’s warmth and wisdom elicits an average of 8,000 phone calls per day from listeners seeking her “from-the-heart professional guidance” on topics from parenting and education to marital relations and human sexuality.
Morning Breakout Sessions
Discovering the ‘Super Powers’ of Smart Skincare
Presented in ENGLISH | Sponsored by L’Oréal Paris, Maybelline New York and Garnier
Kim Ross, MD
Map out your Battle Plan in the War on Skin Aging:
Fend Off the Attack of the Wrinkles
Partner with the Protective Powers of Sunscreens
Combat the Villainous Dark Eye Circles
Build the skills needed each day to become a lifetime member of the Smart Skin Care Super Heroes Team!
Female Sexual Medicine
Presented in ENGLISH | Sponsored by Urology San Antonio
Timothy C. Hlavinka, MD and Peggy P. Francis, RN, DNP
Sexuality is an important part of a woman’s overall health and wellness, yet for an estimated 43 percent of
women suffering from female sexual dysfunction or FSD, it can be a source of concern and frustration.
Decreased sexual interest and responsiveness as well as pain and discomfort during intercourse are common sexual health concerns at all stages of life—from motherhood through menopause and into the golden years. Although the causes of these symptoms are complex, the majority of problems can be overcome, and sex can continue to be pleasurable throughout a woman’s life. This seminar, led by local experts in female sexual medicine, is designed to provide women with honest, accurate information about this sensitive topic without
Meet the Power Foods: Fueling Your Everyday Super Hero
Presented in SPANISH | Sponsored by Texas Beef Council
Diana Barrios-Trevino and Melissa Trejo
Come join us for an exciting and educational session to learn more about the “Power Foods” for promoting
optimal health! RD/LD and Certified Diabetes Educator Melissa Trejo and Chef and Restaurant Owner Diana Barrios-Trevino will share with you some great tips in nutrition and the key lifestyle factors surrounding a healthy lifestyle. Melissa and Chef Diana will prepare a healthy and delicious “Power Meal” that will nourish and fuel your everyday Super Hero! Join us for a session that is sure to excite your mind and your taste buds!
Strong Women, Strong Bones
Presented in ENGLISH | Sponsored by Novartis
Jan Bruder, MD
Affecting about 28 million people in the United States, osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens bones to the point where they can break easily. Learn more about maintaining your bone health as you age and how to build stronger bones.
Yoga for Life
Presented in Spanish | Sponsored by KLRN
Primrose Gamage and Mara Tamez
Attendees can view/practice yoga poses and learn how proper breathing can help you feel calm and relaxed. Yoga mats will be available.
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Discover Your Everday “Me Time”
Presented in Spanish | Sponsored by Huggies
As moms, we’re used to juggling our family and work lives. Find out how to relax, renew and restore; and how
to make everyday moments a chance to engage with your child. Discover how to find time everyday to take care
of you, too!
Healthy Cooking for the Prevention of Chronic Disease: Tuna de Gallo & Fruit Kabobs
Presented in Spanish | Sponsored BY Estela and Jim Avery
Luz Myriam Neira, MS, PhD
Participants will learn the basic principles of healthy cooking, key nutrients and ingredients to look for in the
food that we eat to prevent chronic diseases. Learn how to read labels and adjust your budget to make healthier choices. The New American Plate!
Health News Below Your “Super Hero” Belt: For Women and the Girls in Their Lives
Presented in Spanish | Sponsored by Merck
Penny Flores, RN, WHNP, MSN
Moms and other women of influence need to know the facts about healthy living and being the positive health example for the girls and young women in their lives– especially during adolescence and young adulthood.
What will you say when “the time is right”? Everyday is the right time to be a girl’s healthy role model–because what you do is so much more important than what you say.
Making the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment
Presented in ENGLISH | Sponsored by Stryker Orthopaedics
Adelita G. Cantu, PhD, RN
Do you know how to make the most of your time with your doctor? Learn what you can do to make your
15 minutes with your doctor beneficial for both of you.
Your Joint Pain is Personal… So is Your Treatment
Presented in ENGLISH | Sponsored by Stryker Orthopaedics
Jane E. O’Rorke, MD, FACP
Can you no longer participate in an activity you enjoy because of chronic joint pain? Do you feel like you are
on the sidelines of your life rather than in the game? Learn about arthritis and personalized treatment options
for your pain.