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Walk In It Brings Mothers and Daughters Closer

Suffolk, VA.  The Walk In It Mother/Daughter Conference was held on Saturday, April 8 from 9 am to 12 noon at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Suffolk, VA.

The girls of Ladies of Distinction (L.O.D.) and the women of Raising Excellent Daughters (R.E.D.), both programs of Walk In it, Inc. came together for the annual Mother/Daughter Conference. The event was full of energy and offered moms and daughters times to connect and have fun together. Break-out sessions included empowerment session for the daughters and empowerment discussions for the moms that encompassed parenting tips.

As a special treat, Dr. Tamara Baldwin, Psychology Professor at Hampton University spoke about striving for excellence in every area of life. She noted that people don’t become excellent by accident, but with intentional and consistent effort. “I think the Mother/Daughter Conference really bridged some relational gaps, empowered the participants, and motivated them to increase the value of their relationships,” said Jennell Riddick, Walk In It Executive Director.

The Mother/Daughter Conference is sponsored by Walk In It, Inc. Walk In It is a non-profit, 501c3 organization, founded by Jennell Riddick in 2004. Walk In It Inc. is dedicated to the empowerment of girls and women. Whether in the classroom, an after-school club, a conference/retreat, or personal mentorship, W.I.T positively impacts the educational and social lives of its participants. Through a combination of practical life skills and empowering life improvement strategies, W.I.T makes a difference one step at a time. 

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