On February 21 the Minnesota Metro Area Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) will be hosting a panel discussion: "SHEROES - Standing Tall and Walking Proud Through It All." These inspiring leaders and public servants will share wisdom and lessons learned from their personal and professional journey. The panelists will educate, enlighten and encourage others to embrace the fact that they too can stand tall and walk proud through all of life's challenges. The panel will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 on Thursday, February 21, 2008, at The Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.
S - Shape public policies
H - Help build bridges and alliances
E - Engage their constituencies
R - Reach out to educate & reach back to uplift
O - Overcome obstacles and challenges
E - Empower others to achieve their goals
S - Stand for social and economic justice for all