Save the Date! Hunger Symposium 2013
Bringing Together Perspectives on Hunger
The 2013 Hunger Symposium will bring together diverse perspectives, voices and experiences all focused on eradicating hunger. Hunger does not have one face, one cause, or one solution, but the impact is devastating. Be part of the solution, share your ideas and listen to different viewpoints to generate collaborative approaches to hunger relief.
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. is a tax attorney for the City of Philadelphia Law Department. A 2004 graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, she earned a J.D./M.B.A/ LL.M in Taxation in four years. Nikki is a frequent speaker on how she overcame a life of poverty and homelessness to become an award winning young attorney. She is the former Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Women in the Profession Committee, a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors, and former Co-Chair of the Women in the Profession Public Service Task Force of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Nikki used that position to start a mentoring program for high-school students interested in pursuing a career in law, conducted numerous panels about issues related to educational opportunities and the law and even co-moderated a fireside chat with Bill Cosby in November 2008. In addition she has won several awards including the Craig M. Perry Community Service Award given by the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, been named a 2009 “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by the Legal Intelligencer, one of the “10 People under 40 to Watch in 2010” by The Philadelphia Tribune, a 2010 Philadelphia Business Journal Woman of Distinction, 2011 Next Generation of Leadership: Rising Star, 2nd Annual Fashioning Futures for Women Honoree by the Career Wardrobe, one of the 2012 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40 by The National Bar Association and a 2012 USA Eisenhower Fellow, where she traveled to India and New Zealand in September 2012 to work with women and children who were living in poverty. Nikki was recently appointed the Diversity Chair to the Philadelphia Bar Association and named a 2013 Pennsylvania Diverse Attorney of the Year by the Legal Intelligencer.
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