Our leadership summits bring together middle school girls from across Fairfield County for a variety of empowering learning experiences that encourage girls to explore their potential and believe in themselves. All summits feature a keynote speaker, mentoring, & fun team-building activities.
Open to grades 5-8 | free of charge | space is limited
Friday, September 20th | 5:30-7:30pm | Stepping Stones Museum
Parent/Daughter Open House w/ Alyson Gerber
Monday, November 4th | 6-8:30pm | Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
CT Alliance Boys & Girls Club Summit w/ Dr. Jackqueline McLean (Dentist, Business Owner)
Tuesday, Nov 5th | Election Day | 11 am - 2pm | Grace Farms, New Canaan
w/ Krishna Patel
Friday, Dec 6th | 5:30-8:30pm | Westport Toquet Teen Center
Nicole Lindsay, VP Diversity & Inclusion Mastercard [TBD]
With service project
PAST 2019 EVENTS
Friday 4/5 (5:00-7:30 pm) at Grace Farms (New Canaan)***- Time change
“Your Voice Matters” featuring CWEALF & State Representative Caroline Simmons
Monday 1/21 (MLK Day 11 am - 2pm) at Boys & Girls Club Stamford
featuring Alicia Robinson, Turnaround Arts Bridgeport
Wednesday March 6th (2:45 - 4:00pm) at Weston Middle School Library
“Live Your True Self” (co-sponsored by Weston Youth Services)
Friday March 8th (5:30-8:30pm) at Stepping Stones (Norwalk)
“The Power of Creativity” featuring Curious Jane
PAST 2018 EVENTS
Friday, March 9th @ 5:30-8:30 pm “Live Brave”
Featuring CEO/Founders Panel (CEOs from STRONG Magazine, Amazing Girls Science, LiveWell Design)
Also includes teambuilding, dinner, and a peformance by Creative Youth Productions
Location: Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk)
Monday, April 23 @ 3:30-5 pm "Live Your True Self"
Featuring Sheri West, LiveGirl Founder & CEO
Location: Toquet Hall Teen Center (Westport) *Sponsored by Town of Westport Youth Services
Friday, April 27th @ 4:30-6:30 pm “Your Voice Matters”
Featuring Caroline Simmons (CT Congresswoman), Kate Farrar (CWEALF Executive Director), and
Jane Eyes (League Of Women Voters of CT)
Learn about the top legislative priorities that affect girls and women, select the one that means most to you, & join your peers in developing a call to action!
Also includes a campfire & s'mores!
Location: New Canaan Nature Center
Wednesday, May 2 @ 2:15-3:30 pm "Find Your Voice"
FIND YOUR VOICE “When the whole world is silent, even one voice is powerful.” - (Malala)
What is your call to action? This powerful workshop shines a light on some accomplished female role models and coaches girls on how to amplify their voice and be heard.
Location: Saxe Middle School
Friday 10/5 (5:30-8:30pm) at Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
“Find Your Voice” featuring Anna Ritchie, VP Social Media Pepperidge Farms
+ Cara Rothenberg, Producer, HooplaHa - Only Good News
Tuesday 11/6 (Election Day 10 am - 2pm) at Grace Farms (New Canaan) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
“Girl Powerful” featuring Mariam Gates, NY Times Bestselling Author & Founder KidPower Yoga
Friday, December 7 at Westport Toquet Teen Center
“Live Kind” featuring Ashley Gaudiano