Our leadership summits bring together middle school girls from across Fairfield County for a variety of empowering learning experiences that encourage girls to explore their potential and believe in themselves. All sessions feature a keynote speaker, mentoring, & fun team-building activities. By participating in the summits, girls build community connections and a network of diverse friendships beyond their home school.
Open to grades 5-8 | free-of-charge | space is limited
Monday, January 15th @ 10 am - 2 pm (MLK Day) “Be Yourself” (*Details below)
CT Women’s Hall of Fame “Cultivating Confidence” | Jessica Brocksom, Connecticut’s Kid Governor℠
Location: Stamford Boys & Girls Club
Friday, March 9th @ 5:30-8:30 pm “Be Brave”
CEO Founder’s Panel (CEOs from STRONG Magazine, Sassy Chic Geek, LiveWell)
Location: Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk)
Friday, April 27th @ 5:30-8:30 pm “Be Kind”
Jenn Kelley, CEO Kids Helping Kids + Service Project + Campfire
Location: New Canaan Nature Center
Friday, June 1st @ 5:30-8:30 pm “Be Empowered” Leadership Summit
JOIN US TO CELEBRATE EQUALITY ON MLK DAY:
Monday, January 15th @ 10 am - 2 pm | Stamford Boys & Girls Club (3147 Stillwater Avenue)
Come together with middle school girls from across Fairfield County to learn from Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame how some of our state’s most remarkable women overcame obstacles and grew into confident leaders! Be inspired by the powerful stories of women like Marian Anderson who dealt with racial discrimination, Sophie Tucker who struggled with body image, and others across many fields.
Did you know that Connecticut has a Kid Governor's Program?
Be inspired by 6th grader Jessica Brocksom, Connecticut's Kid Governor, elected in November 2016 by 5th graders across the state through a civics program created by the Connecticut Public Affairs Network.
This summit will also feature a poetry workshop, teambuilding games, and lunch.