WHAT: Girl Power Fest is a girl empowerment conference featuring inspirational speakers, interactive workshops and a teen resource fair on the topics of girl power, confidence, body image and leadership.
WHO: The event is hosted by the Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute & Women in Business Association and is open to girls 10 to 18.
WHERE: UTEP Union East
WHEN: Saturday, April 12, 2014 (10AM-3:30PM)
WHY: The focus of the event is to encourage girls to build confidence, discover their voice, express themselves, promote healthy lifestyles and make wise decisions. Inspiring guest speakers will help girls learn about issues girls face and discover real solutions on how to overcome these challenges. The event will feature informative and inspirational workshops, guest speakers, panelists, booth fair and multimedia presentations led by local female leaders on topics such as body image, confidence, peer pressure, media literacy, leadership, healthy relationships, cultural identity and bullying. An information fair will highlight booths featuring community groups and local youth resources. Pre-teen and teen girls will discuss the challenges facing girls today and explore positive ways to deal with stress through hands-on creative expression activities revolving around poetry, acting, photography, art and song. Girls will also enjoy dance performances, a fashion show and music entertainment. A limited number of scholarships are available and group discounts may apply.