Reach for the Stars – 2018 Girls Conference: March 2, 2018

The Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender, and Social Justice is pleased to announce that the seventh annual Girls Conference will be held at Mount Saint Vincent University on Friday, March 2, 2018. This year’s conference title is “Reach for the Stars”!

Girls Conference Mission: To help this generation of Nova Scotian girls (ages 11 years and up) develop, appreciate and celebrate their own abilities and talents and those of other girls and women, to help them to empower themselves, build confidence, and be a positive influence in their communities.

Workshop Sessions – Over 40 expert workshop presenters will be offering a wide array of important topics and expertise. Topics include self-esteem, body image, athletics/sports, mental health, career exploration, inspiring girls who share their stories and talents, Mi’kmaq history, social media, etc.

Registration: Begins at 8:00 am although delegates are encouraged to pre-register online.
Conference time: 9:00 am to 4:00pm
Where: Rosaria Student Centre, Mount Saint Vincent University
Cost: $30.00 per delegate (includes buffet lunch and refreshments)
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