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REST Conference

Apr 16 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

When: April 16, 2024 @ 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: AB1 Dining Hall

Zoom for hybrid attendees

The REST Conference will look at ways we relax and reset our bodies, minds and spirit to become more fruitful, creative and productive in our lives. The keynote speaker is Ms. Jelan Agnew, an award-winning TEDx Speaker, Mindful Business Coach, and Mindfulness Facilitator. Recognized on both the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty and CT Magazine’s 40 under 40 lists. Jelan brings a wealth of expertise to diverse sectors, including universities, hospitals, non-profits, and corporations, on both national and international scales.¬† As the visionary founder of Nalej of Self, LLC, Jelan is dedicated to speaking about the physical and mental health benefits of mindfulness and teaches practical mindfulness skills, to help overcome the effects of burnout. Jelan specializes in talking to audiences about incorporating rest, ease, and flow into their work, for increased work-life balance. Jelan has talked about mindfulness to national audiences such as the University¬†of Connecticut, the National Association of Black Social Workers, and even on VICE TV.


Apr 16
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


AB1 Dining Hall