For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, Students

Resource Type(s): Out-of-School Time Programs, STEM in schools, Summer Programs

Grade Band: High School, Middle School

Subject(s): Arts, Technology

BLACK GIRLS LEAD (BGL) is a 4-day international leadership conference hosted by BLACK GIRLS ROCK! at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City from Monday July 31st – Thursday August 3rd. The program serves girls between the ages of 13-17 who come from various socioeconomic and geographical backgrounds and is designed to advance young women’s leadership development, critical thinking skills, academic achievement, civic engagement, and philanthropy. Applicants should exhibit strong leadership potential, a vested interest in their personal and professional development, a foundation of cultural pride, a deep determination to excel, and a will to use their brilliance to impact the world!

The action-packed forward-thinking BLACK GIRLS LEAD Conference will feature workshops, master classes, lectures and empowerment panels on media and cultural literacy, business, entrepreneurship, arts, social action, technology, financial literacy, and more. The conference will educate, affirm, support and empower girls who desire to become the trailblazers of our future. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.

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