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january, 2018

sat13jan9:00 am2nd Annual Black Women's Wellness ConferenceNew Orleans Jazz Market9:00 am CST Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd New Orleans, La 70113

Event Details

Join us for the 2nd Annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference (BWWC18) Saturday January 13, 2018 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm at the New Orleans Jazz Market in the beautiful city of New Orleans, LA! The theme for this year’s conference is (Re) Claiming our Bodies, Renewing our Minds, Reconnecting our Spirits.

Black women are more likely than any other group of women of color to suffer from poor mental and physical health yet are least likely to seek help because of costs, stigma, lack of access, and lack of psychoeducation about prevention and treatment. Mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and trauma as well as physical health issues like obesity, hypertension, and stress continue to affect Black women at alarming rates. What does this mean? WE ARE NOT WELL! The goal of BWWC18 is to prioritize Black women’s physical health by bringing in local health and wellness professionals to address factors that uniquely impact our health and wellbeing and offer practical tips and solutions to help us lead wellness-driven lives! Some of this year’s conference topics include: how to promote and maintain weight loss, how to identify sources of stress and tips for stress-free living, how holistic and integrative health (yoga, mindfulness, breathing) promote mental and physical wellbeing, and much more! So if you are ready to join countless other wellness-driven Black women who are ready and willing to take charge of their health so that they can live their best lives, register now for the 2nd Annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference!

Registration includes: conference admission, conference booklet, swag bag, lunch and snacks, and access to Wellness Lane vendors! Immediately following the conference, meet and connect with Dr. Wilborn, BWWC18 conference speakers, and other conference guests during cocktail hour (open cash bar) at the Bolden Bar, in the beautiful lobby of the New Orleans Jazz Market.

Join our Facebook community: Black Women’s Wellness Conference 2018 to stay up-to-date on conference updates and information.

See you in January!

~ Be well





Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Black women 18 years or older

Is parking available?

Yes, street parking and valet parking will be available.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Registration questions can be directed to

What’s the refund policy?

Registration is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the host.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No; Just check in the day of the event at the registration table.

What is the registration fee?

Early Registration (July 1st- Oct. 31st) : $50.00

General Registration (Nov.1st – Jan. 12th) : $65.00

On-site registration : $75.00

Student registration (currently enrolled students): $35.00

Wellness-for-two: $100.00

Group registration (Table for 8): $400

What is included in the registration?

Conference admission, conference booklet, swag bags, lunch and snacks, access to Wellness Lane vendors, and access to cocktail hour to meet Dr. Wilborn, speakers, and guests after the conference.

When does early registration end?

October 31, 2017 at 11:30 pm.

How should I dress for the event?

Casual and comfortable clothes. Some of the sessions will include movement techniques so wear clothes that you can move around in. You may also want to bring a light sweater or jacket!

General Inquiries:

Speaker Inquiries: Chantrelle Varnado-Johnson | Email:

Sponsorship Inquiries: Aubrey Mohr | Email:

Vendor Inquiries: Ebony Evans | Email:


(Saturday) 9:00 am CST


Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market

1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd New Orleans, La 70113

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