9:30-10:30 AM Consumer Fraud.
Speaker: Stacie Bosley, Economist and Professor, Hamline
University. Bosley has expertise in the dynamics of pyramid schemes
in the United States and around the world. While there is
no stereotypical fraud victim, social and economic factors
influence a person to participate in these schemes, whether
legal or illegal. What are the ways that consumers can be
protected? Learn how you may be susceptible.
10:45-11:45 AM Brain Injury Basics: Life After Injury.
Speaker: Angela Bowles Edwards, Education and
Community Outreach Specialist, Minnesota Brain
Injury Alliance, Minnesota Stroke Association
The experience of brain injury has wide-reaching, often
under-recognized implications for daily life. In this
session, we will learn how cognitive, emotional, and
physical brain functions can change after injury and hear
about the supports and services available to individuals
living with and recovering from brain injuries.
11:45 – Noon Announcements
Noon – 1:15 Luncheon. Reserve @ 651/220-4777.
1:15 – 2:15 PM Empowering Human Traffic Survivors
Speaker: Terry Forliti, Executive Director of Breaking Free
The mission of Breaking Free is to end all forms of
prostitution and sex trafficking. AAUW Minneapolis is
pleased to host Forliti, who will educate and empower our
members to help survivors of sex trafficking in overcoming