LiveGirl Leadership Summits
Our leadership summits brings 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 deep connections and a network of diverse friendships beyond their home school.
Fall 2017 Leadership Summits
Open to grades 6-8, free-of-charge
9.29 @ 5:30-8:30 pm "Be Yourself" with Patti Russo, Yale University Women's Campaign School
- Location: New Canaan Library
11.7 @ 10-2 (Election Day) "Be Brave" with Sarah Edwards, Queen of Diamonds II Jet Dragster
- Location: Grace Farms (New Canaan)
12.8 @ 5:30-8:30 pm "Be Kind" with Jennifer Oppenshaw, CEO Girls With Impact
- Location: Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk)
LiveGirl Leadership Summit: "Be Yourself"
Friday, September 29th from 5:30 - 8:30 pm
New Canaan Library
Featuring the Fabulous Patti Russo, Yale University
Patricia Russo is nationally respected leader focused on improving the quality of life for women. For over 25 years she has held numerous leadership positions in public, private, and not for profit organizations centered around women's rights. Currently, Patricia serves as Executive Director of the Women's Campaign School at Yale University. She is also a member of the Council of Women's Health Research at Yale University and chairs its Philanthropy and Communications Committee.
NOTE: Parents are invited to stay for Ms. Russo's presentation (5:30-6:15pm)
Girls will view "A Million Likes" documentary and engage in discussion on ways to navigate social media pressure.
This event will also feature:
dinner | team-building games | mentoring