Sat, Jul 11|
Community Engagement Summit
The Community Engagement Summit is a virtual conference to educate & empower teen girls to actively engage in their community.
Time & Location
Jul 11, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
About the event
The Community Engagement Summit is a virtual girls empowerment workshop organized by Let Her Learn & Youth Executive Leadership Program. Both organizations are student run and aim to create equal access to education for all students around the world.
The Community Engagement Summit will focus on the topic of community development and building strong relationships and a strong network. Speakers will be students from social entreprenuership backgrounds and will have a global viewpoint on community engagement and its process in different countries.
3:00-3:05: Opening Ceremony
3:05-3:15: 1st Main Speaker specializing in Social Entreprenuership- Adya Sow, Founder and President of the One Thread Nonprofit Organization .
3:15-3:25: 2nd Main Speaker specializing in Community Development- Vivian Tan, Speaker, social entrepreneur, and youth leader from British Columbia. Founder of YOUth of BC and 3-time TedX speaker.
3:30-3:55: Panel of Student Activists- Karina Popovich, Founder of Makers for Covid-19 & Alpha, a 3D printing apparel line. Aashana Kaur, Director at Global Girlhood, a platform for women of all ages, backgrounds and identities to connect with a shared love of activism.Tofarati Okenimpke, Menstrual activist from Nigeria and cofounder of the Period Initiative (distributes period products to local schools). Diana Chao, Founder at Letters to Strangers, an organization which aims to destigmatize mental health. Is a TedX Speaker, has been named a Global Teen Leader from the We Are Family Foundation and Oprah Magazine 2019 Health Hero.
3:55-4:00: Closing Ceremony
This conference is perfect for girls who are interested in starting a community organization, girls who have already started an organization or girls who want to build a strong network of likeminded individuals!