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2021 Online Leadership Event for Girls

April 24, 2021

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This year we are kicking off a new and exciting format. On April 24, 2021 we will have a 1 1/2 hour virtual event to reveal the new format and provide some great content!

Registration for the April virtual event begins mid-March – follow us on social media and check back!

More about the April 24, 2021 event:

Join us for an entertaining, exciting and informative online LIVE event. We’re prepared to celebrate YOU in empowHER Leadership Retreat fashion. On April 24, 2021, we will meet as past, present and future empowHER Leadership Retreat participants for a 1 ½ hour event.

This interactive event is designed to empowHER young women in 4th – 9th grade with fun and engaging content. Whether you’ve participated in the past, or this is your first time, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to interact with an exciting group of presenters AND learn the exciting news regarding our new empowHER Leadership format coming this year.

All participants must be registered and have the following forms filled out prior to participation:

empowHER is a retreat for 4 through 9 grade girls - Join us in 2021-2022! More information coming soon!

In celebration of our six years of reaching young girls with empowerment and inspiration, and in order to improve our ability to reach an even more diverse group of young women, we are pleased to announce an updated and exciting format for 2021

On April 24, 2021 we will have an exciting, entertaining and informative virtual event where we will reveal the new format for 2021-2022 AND provide great information to empowHER your spring and summer! 

With the help of sponsors, we reach girls from the 4th through 9th grades with support and education through our interactive workshops. empowHER girls embrace their strengths and differences, build their self-confidence and participate in giving back to their communities.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships and grants make this event accessible to all girls.

Support comes from corporate and individual gifts, as well as grants from charitable foundations.

Thank you to our amazing 2021 Sponsors!

Title Sponsors

Empowerment Sponsors

Confidence Sponsors

Resiliency Sponsors

Other Sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors

Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors! We cannot do this event without our sponsors. They are critical to the success of our event every year.

In addition to being a part of empowHERing 450 young girls, and the promised logo placement and sponsor recognition listed in the sponsorship packages below, your logo and empowHER sponsorship is promoted through the following outlets (as shown as actual media and digital coverage in 2019 with an expected increase in 2020).

Mentoring Opportunities

Looking for an uplifting and exciting mentor opportunity?

We need women 18 – 24 years of age to mentor around 10 young women in 4th – 9th grade.

Mentoring for the empowHER Leadership Retreat means:
• Being a role model,
• listening ear, and
• facilitator for your group 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for a fun-filled, fulfilling and active volunteer opportunity?

Volunteer to help empowHER 450 4th – 9th grade young women!

We are looking for individuals who are available to volunteer with upcoming events. The biggest thing you can do to help now – Share, Donate and Recommend! Like us on social and share our posts. Let’s spread the word. 

Past volunteers have shared how fulfilling the experience is and the overwhelming sense of gratitude in being able to help potentially change the trajectory of so many young women’s lives!

Itinerary/Schedule (10:00 - 11:30 am)

10:00 – 10:15 amWelcome with Suzy Merchant
10:15 – 10:45 amAnne Bonney Keynote Address
10:45 – 10:50 amCommunity Engagement Activity
10:50 – 11:25 amSakina Ibrahim Group Workshop
11:25 – 11:30 amClosing & Send-Off

2021 Sessions

Girl Rise Up: Persevering and Thriving

We can’t ignore that things have been tough on young girls, Author and Speaker, Sakina Ibrahim, will help girls understand some key elements to persevering and thriving through life's obstacles. In this high energy workshop, we will address how pain can be used as fuel to rise above anything.

Presented by Sakina Ibrahim

Change Won't Get Us Down

Life is full of change, and with change comes unknowns. Unknowns mean risk, and risk’s co-pilot is fear! What a fun combination! Many people allow their fear of unknowns stop them from moving forward, but not after this presentation! In this fun, interactive keynote, courage igniter Anne Bonney gifts the audience with tactics for dealing with that fear. She debunks common myths about fear, and energizes everyone to dive into the unknowns of change and create a strong, successful, resilient life.
4th & 5th Grade

Presented by Anne Bonney

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