Ground Floor, Chicago
FEARLESS GIRLS: How Investing in Girls Education Yields Global Economic Growth
It’s time to invest in girls’ education. Hear from speakers from YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, African Community Fund for Education, WagiLABS, National Afterschool Association, Erikson Institute, Women’s Global Education Project, Primrose Schools, and Teach for All about the importance of prioritizing educational opportunities for girls at YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and African Community Fund for Education’s First Annual Girls Education Conference!
Please join YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and African Community Fund for Education for a half-day summit to learn from and contribute to a discussion on early learning innovations, expanding youth education experiences, the importance of mentorship, and the economic impact of investing in girls education.
The event will take place on Friday, May 17 from 8:00am – 11:00am at 130 E Randolph, Ground Floor, Chicago, IL 60601. Please click here to confirm your attendance.
|8:00-8:30 AM||Welcome Remarks|
|9:10-9:40 AM||Keynote speaker – Chic Thompson, WagiLABS|
|9:50-10:00 AM||Ignite presentation – Gina Warner, National Afterschool Association|
|10:00-10:50 AM||“The next frontier of girls education” panel discussion|
|10:50-11:00 AM||Closing Remarks|
Moderator – Shelley Bromberek-Lambert, Chief Reimagination Officer, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Annette C. Heng, Chief School Excellence Office, Primrose Schools
Amy Maglio, Executive Director, Women’s Global Education Project
Dr. Cassandra McKay-Jackson, Associate Professor, Erikson Institute
Samantha Williams, Global Director for Girls’ Education, Teach for All
Thank you to our sponsors!
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Foundation