Los Angeles' First Lady, Amy Elaine Wakeland Announced As Keynote Speaker

EmpowHer Institute to Host Girls to Greatness Mentor to Inspire Summit
By: Empowher Institute
LOS ANGELES - April 12, 2018 - PRLog -- Betty LaMarr, Founder and President of EmpowHer Institute is proud to announce First Lady of Los Angeles, Amy Elaine Wakeland will be keynote speaker at the Girls to Greatness Mentor to Inspire Summit. A political strategist, public policy expert, and advocate for children and families, Ms. Wakeland is active with organizations and campaigns focused on combating sexual and domestic violence, empowering women and girls, and serving our city's most vulnerable residents. She advises organizations on human rights and economic justice on behalf of women and girls.

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, EmpowHer will host the Girls to Greatness Mentor To Inspire Summit.  The goal of this Summit is to motivate students by exposing them to different career opportunities in various industries. Professional women from diverse industries and companies, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Southern California Gas Company, United Parcel Service (UPS) and Microsoft, will serve as mentors for the day. The Summit will include a full day of activities for 300 middle/high school students including one-on-one conversations with mentors, an interactive STEM project facilitated by B-STEM, panel discussion and Mentoring Luncheon.

"We're so excited to have Los Angeles' First Lady Amy Wakeland join us to empower our teen girls with knowledge and tools to build a bigger vision," said Betty LaMarr.

EmpowHer Institute

EmpowHer Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2003. EmpowHer Institute's mission is to empower marginalized girls and young women by giving them the skills necessary through education, training, and mentorship to enable them to become confident, college and career ready. The EmpowHer Institute vision is to empower girls to design a future that prepares them for tomorrow's careers. We will reduce the high school dropout rate for marginalized teen girls who are at risk of educational failure due to teen pregnancy, truancy, and juvenile delinquency. Our strategy is to empower them to demonstrate self-worth and character; discover their future through education and mentorship; and become leaders of tomorrow.

This year's sponsors include: JP Morgan Chase, US Bank, CBS Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion, UPS, Microsoft, Quest Diagnostics, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Perry Foundation, Bergman, Dacey, Goldsmith, So Cal Gas, VACO, Frontier Communications, United Oil, Information Management Resources, Inc. and AMC Theaters.  For sponsorship contact Betty LaMarr, President (310) 574-9181 or info@empowher.org.  For more information on the Girls to Greatness Mentor To Inspire Summit visit our website: https://www.girlstogreatness.org. To learn more about EmpowHer Institute visit our website  https://www.empowher.org. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Sheila Gilmore
Source:Empowher Institute
Tags:Mentor, Women Empowerment, Self Esteem Education
Location:Los Angeles - California - United States
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