3rd Annual Girls Education Conference: Evolving Learning Experiences in a COVID World

A conference for educators and those passionate about girls education.

This annual conference, presented in partnership with African Community Fund for Education, will bring together leaders from across the US, and the world, to raise awareness and engage in dialogue around the importance of investing in girls’ education, and to raise funds to support various girls’ education initiatives. The theme for this year’s event is Evolving Learning Experiences in a COVID World.

Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am CDT
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free Event ($25 suggested donation)
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Keynote Speaker:

Ovella (Peaches) Lott, Early Childhood Specialist, LUME Institute

Ovella (Peaches) Lott, has over 30 years’ experience in early education, teen services and family support. Her professional development and studies have continued for just about as long to keep up to date with the changes in the early childhood field. She is married with five amazing children and seven grandchildren. Her journey has taken her throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area and Illinois. Peaches believes that all children should be free to be children and have the opportunity to experience playfulness.


  • Alice Johnson Cain, Executive Director, The Moriah Fund
  • Constance Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Noble Schools
  • Nieshaakema James-Sarr, Director/Founder, IQRA Bilingual Academy
  • Sabrina Lamb, Founder, Executive Director, WorldofMoney.org

Moderator: Shelley Bromberek-Lambert, Chief Reimagination Officer, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago