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Girls’ Day

04 December, 2016
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Girls’ Day mission is to connect, empower and inspire girls to make wise choices as they navigate through girlhood. This program provides girls ages 10-18 an incredible opportunity to connect with others to enhance their future.There are multiple workshops led by a team of experts,
oering topics on decision-making, seizing opportunities, developing a support system and conquering physical/emotional struggles. The program goal is to encourage girls to pursue their dreams and visions throughout each phase of life.

Girls Day Dallas recently celebrated it’s 5th annual Girls Day conference at Desoto High School with over 500 girls in attendance. Girls’ Day has a clear mission: to connect, empower and inspire girls to make wise choices as they navigate through girlhood. Girls’ Day is an ideal program where Girls ages 10 to 18 develop leadership skills as well as experience STEM, technology, college and work readiness and learn about healthy lifestyles. Girls’ Day offers

Girls’ Day has a clear mission: to connect, empower and inspire girls to make wise choices as they navigate through girlhood. Girls’ Day is an ideal program where Girls ages 10 to 18 develop leadership skills as well as experience STEM, technology, college and work readiness and learn about healthy lifestyles. Girls’ Day offers empowering workshops that enrich the lives of girls as they foster friendships, discover values, increase physical activity, build self-esteem and connect on issues that impact girls. Programs and workshops are lead from a community of experts and role models, aimed at providing a wide range of enjoyable opportunities for the girls to connect and discover the support they need to hurdle the educational, social, physical and emotional challenges of teen years. Gloria Reynolds is the Founder/Executive Director of Leaders on the Move – Girls’ Day states that Girls Day is an exciting opportunity for girls to be exposed to role models in a close and personal way. This year Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson presented Girls Scout Gold Award to Alexandria Reynolds, Brianna LaRosiliere, and Alicia White. They also had

Gloria Reynolds is the Founder/Executive Director of Leaders on the Move – Girls’ Day states that Girls Day is an exciting opportunity for girls to be exposed to role models in a close and personal way. This year Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson presented Girls Scout Gold Award to Alexandria Reynolds, Brianna LaRosiliere, and Alicia White. They also had real talk from Adrienne Bankert – CBS DFW TV Personality work place readiness and how to be prepared for the changing workforce and expectation of women. Dr. Wendy Parnell for girls only session educated the participants about their body and the physical changes and challenges of adolescent development. According to committee chair Mavis Lloyd Girls Day is a unique opportunity for not only girls but also parents who need information to understand the challenges of their daughters physical, emotional and peer challenges of adolescence.

Girls Day is not just about learning but having fun. Janet G-K Soul got the morning started with a Zumba session led by Ms.Shelia There were also Café Cooking with Chef Tiffany and mock city council led by Desoto councilwoman Rachel Proctor.

In attendance were Mayor Carl Sherman, Councilmember Curtistene McCowan, Plano First Lady Tracy LaRosiliere and Dr. Nancy Fain. The conference was concluded with a performance by the Dallas Black Dance Theatre which was sponsored by Dr. Cordell Adams.

Girls’ Day success is due the many volunteers and sponsors including UnitedHealthcare, Pepsico, Dallas Black Firefighters, DeSoto School District, Mountain View College and The Hockaday School. Other notables who have participated in Girls Day have included State Representative Barbara Mallory-Caraway, Pat Smith – Treasure You, Dr. Nancy Fain, Donna Richard-Joyner, and Kim Strong.

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