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WILMINGTON: SAT., OCT., 14: 2017 Leadership Conference: 400 GIRLS, FATHERS & PARENTS JOIN THE  2017 “GIRLS CAN DO ANYTHING!” CONFERENCE!

This Saturday, October 14th, girls from communities and college campuses from all over the region gather in Wilmington to join a global movement to commemorate International Day of the Girl! Even the parent summit featuring a session for specifically for Fathers Raising Daughters,is completely at capacity. The powerful day begins at 8AM with an explosive Pink Carpet Event and culminates with aCourageous Conversation with 7 yr. old Cancer Survivor, Leah Still. 
 

“Girls Can Do Anything!” is a youth-led, social justice movement to redefine womanhood and what it means to be a girl! This initiative strives to educate, empower and inspire purpose-driven girls by connecting them to mentors, resources and opportunities that support their dreams. We are on a mission to make the world a better place through girl powered social innovation!

8:00 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. PINK CARPET EVENT
Paparazzi Welcome, Check-in – Exhibitors | Head to the GCDA Cafe for Breakfast
8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. WAKE UP WITH DJ JAZZY CEE
Auditorium: Seating By Age Group
9:00 A.M. – 9:15 A.M. WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Spoken Word Performance by: Emily Maldonado
India Sage, Mistress of Ceremonies
Chandra Pitts, One Village Alliance | Sarina Pasricha, Global Youth Help
Pastor Anne Burnett, Blessing on behalf of Grace United Methodist Church
9:15 A.M. – 9:45 A.M. ROCK THE RUNWAY!
Celebrating phenomenal females who prove that “Girls Can Do Anything!”
“Passport to Purpose” Q&A Plenary: Prepare your questions and comments.
Moderated by: India Sage & Sadhana Pasricha
9:50 A.M. & 9:55 A.M. SESSIONS IN SOCKS
Dismissal Instructions: Shahrah Marshall, GCDA Logistics Coordinator
Very important! Report to your assigned pre-registered workshops.
12:00 -1:00 P.M. GIRL POWER HOUR! | GCDA CAFE
Enjoy lunch with phenomenal females. Visit with Exhibitors. Make new friends!
India Sage, Mistress of Ceremonies
Performances by: Michelle Lee | Peices Of A Dream
Group Movement: Bhangra Bollywood Dance
AFTERNOON ITINERARY
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. SESSIONS IN SOCKS! (Shahrah Marshall)
Age 9-12: Passion to Action: Global Youth Help
Age 13-17: Pitch on Purpose: Sisters On The Move
1:00 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. PARENT SUMMIT
“Daddy’s Little Girl” Raising Purpose-Driven Leaders, Darrell “Coach D” Andrews
Raising SHEroes, Kamilah Thomas
2:15 P.M. AUDITORIUM
Performances by: Pieces Of A Dream | India Sage
Morning Reflections from Girls
2:45 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. A CONVERSATION WITH LEAH STILL
Prepare questions for 7yr Old Cancer Survivor & mother Channing
3:15 Performance by: Amari Imani
3:20 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. PASSPORT TO PURPOSE!
Darrell “Coach D” Andrews
3:30 P.M. AFFIRMATIONS
Closing Reflections. Affirmations & Commitment
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