PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc. Continues Mission of Inspiring Young Women
On March 7, 2013, PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc., a Milwaukee-based non-profit leadership development organization serving at-risk teen girls, will host a panel of top women leaders from the Milwaukee area as they engage in a motivational conversation about what it means to be moved to leadership.
PEARLS’ fifth annual Women Inspired to Lead event is an Intimate Evening of Conversation and Inspiration and will be moderated by Channel 12 WISN news anchor, Portia Young and will feature a panel of five high-profile local women leaders including:
Sharon Adams, President – Walnut Way Conservation Corporation
Margaret Henningsen, Executive Director – Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee
Meg Kissinger, Investigative Reporter/Health & Welfare – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Hannah Rosenthal, President & CEO – Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Shante Stevens – PEARLS Alumna
Through powerful personal stories the women will explore the questions: What inspires individual leadership? And, What are the best strategies for inspiring leadership in others, especially in the face of today’s challenges?
BMO Harris Bank is this year’s event Presenting Sponsor. The event will be held at the Pfister in downtown Milwaukee on March 7, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM with a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception beginning at 5:30 and panel conversation at 6:30. Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of eight. Visit the PEARLS website for online registration or call the PEARLS office to reserve your seat today.
PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc., is a dynamic and innovative non-profit leadership development organization serving at-risk, primarily African American and Latina girls ages 10-19 in Milwaukee. PEARLS inspires girls in some of our city’s most socially and economically challenged neighborhoods to avoid teen pregnancy, succeed in school, aim for college and enter the workforce and our community as self-motivated leaders. PEARLS is in the midst of an exciting growth strategy—increasing the number of girls served from 850 in 2011 to 1,100 in 2013, with the goal of eventually reaching 10,000 at-risk Milwaukee girls on an annual basis through its 10,000 Girls Initiative. For more information please visit www.PEARLSforTeenGirls.com.
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