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Raising Resilient Girls - Girls Leadership

When:
January 23, 2018, 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM
Where:
The Downtown Community Center
120 Warren Street
New York City, NY  10007
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HRP Mamas Events
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Lecture
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RAISING RESILIENT GIRLS

A PARENT EDUCATION TALK FOR PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS PRESENTED BY GIRLS LEADERSHIP.

Girls Leadership is a national non-profit organization that equips girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice. Since 1999, the organization has awakened thousands of girls to a new, bold definition of leadership. Co-founded by bestselling author, Rachel Simmons, Girls Leadership believes that leadership is a way of life, which begins in girlhood. We define leadership as a girl’s ability to know how she feels, say what she needs, and respond courageously to her mistakes. Girls graduate from our programs more emotionally intelligent, resilient, and confident.

This presentation speaks to parents and teachers about the challenges girls face today, the reasons why they struggle, and what we can do to help them. In this acclaimed 1-hour talk (followed by a 30 minute Q&A), Girls Leadership's co-founder Simone Marean will share how to help girls practice assertive self-expression, emotional intelligence and healthy relationships, preparing them for a life of personal and social leadership. This engaging presentation covers the development of girl dynamics beginning in preschool through high school.

As written up in Parents Magazine, this talk concentrates on practical advice that can be executed in a real-life setting, such as:
  • Talking about your own not-so-happy feelings;
  • Sharing your mistakes;
  • Helping your daughter to solve her own problems;
  • The Good Girl Phenomenon and conflict as an opportunity for positive change
To learn more about Girls Leadership, please visit www.girlsleadership.org

Simone Marean, Girls Leadership Co-Founder & CEO 
Simone has taught Girls Leadership programs and presented on girls across the country and internationally, including the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and the American School in Dubai. Simone has a Masters degree in Educational Theatre from NYU and taught at many New York City schools including The Young Women’s Leadership School, and The Brearley School. She has appeared on the Today Show and KQED’s Forum. Simone sits on the board of directors of the Julia Morgan School for Girls in Oakland. Simone grew up on the north shore of Boston and graduated from Bryn Mawr College Magna Cum Laude. She now lives in Berkeley, CA.