24 Aug '11, 5pm

Social Entrepreneur from Harvard Hosts Leadership Summit for Girls

Social Entrepreneur from Harvard Hosts Leadership Summit for Girls

Dr. Raye Mitchell, a Harvard Law School attorney turned social entrepreneur, is hosting G.U.R.L.S. Rock 2011 Leadership Summit for Girls in the age group of 12 to 18. The summit, to be held on Sept. 10, 2011 in San Francisco Bay Area, will celebrate the "global importance of girls of color." Program topics will include Nutrition and Healthy Living, Financial Literacy, along with an Education and Career Forum. The summit will also commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with a special workshop on service and volunteerism. More than 70 percent of African American girls believe that it is important to be a leader. An overwhelming majority of these girls want to become the kind of leader who stands up for her values and beliefs, brings people together to achieve goals, and tries to make the world a better place. However, many of these girls relate that the environments in whi...

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