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Girls Lead Conference to Take Place at West Chester University’s Gender Studies Department

The Women’s Resource Center of the Delaware Valley (WRC) is having this year’s annual Girls Lead Conference on Friday, March 1st, 2019, at West Chester University’s Sykes Student Union building, hosted by their Gender Studies Department from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm. The purpose of the Girls Lead Conference is to celebrate the hard work the girls have done over 12 sessions, including work on a Leadership Project, which targets a need in the community the girls want to help with, such as homelessness or mental illness. There are breakout groups with discussions on social media and body image as well, lunch provided by New Street Catering, and presentations on the leadership projects. Girls Lead works with middle school and high school girls, focusing on enhancing skills in Communication, Decision-making, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving, and Advocacy. These core skills have been found in research to serve as protective factors against many challenges facing adolescent girls. Through group activities and project implementation, Girls Lead participants practice and strengthen these essential life skills. Participants are nominated by their guidance counselors as girls with untapped leadership potential who are at risk of slipping through the cracks. The schools involved in this year’s conference are […]

Women’ Resource Center Hosting 13th Annual Leadership Luncheon Fundraiser with Grace Killelea as Keynote Speaker

Wayne, P.A. —The Women’s Resource Center of the Delaware Valley is hosting its 13thAnnual Leadership Luncheon at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 8, from 11:30 to 2:00 pm. The event is the nonprofit’s biggest fundraiser of the year, raising a third of its annual revenue.  Over the past 8 years the luncheon has raised more than $778,000 for programs and services that directly impact women and girls in need.  This year’s speaker is Grace Killelea, CEO and Founder of The GKC Group, a leadership development firm with programs designed for high potential men and women. She is also a published author and well-known speaker in the Philadelphia area. The event will feature a silent auction and raffle, butlered hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and a luncheon as well as a speech from Ms. Killelea and an award given to an honoree that has championed women’s issues successfully and made a difference. “Grace is a shining example of what a real champion for women’s leadership looks like, having paved the way for women’s voices to be heard in every organization she has worked with. We are honored to have her present at this year’s Leadership Luncheon,” […]

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