Have you ever felt powerless? As a matter of fact, what is power and how do you access it? Hosts Jamie, Elisha, and Emmy nominated jazz producer Kathy Wade talk about how women can access their inner power and then use their power to positively influence others.
The theme of Day of the Girl 2018 is "Celebrating Women & Girls Who Speak Up."
Through personal stories, lessons learned, and words of encouragement from our panel of women speakers, we want to ignite the next generation of leaders and inspire all people to aim high, break through barriers, pursue their dreams and speak up for what is right and just.
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Program
Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl by the United Nations. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
Together We Rise
Community, Collaboration and Progress
This year’s summit will shine a light on the good work women are doing in southwest Ohio to uplift their communities. A powerful line-up of business and civic leaders, as well as community activists, will discuss their efforts to address infant mortality, childhood poverty, food insecurity, affordable housing, disparities in education, and wage and employment issues facing working women.
“Perception is reality” – a phrase that has been used by. many. But whose reality? Hosts Jamie, Elisha, and guest Dr. Kimberly Ventus-Darks talk about the different ways women are perceived and how it impacts our psyche, if internalized.