Drawing Bold Boundaries: Upstanders for All

The workshop’s three-part focus was on campus inclusiveness, LGBTQ rights & personal narratives, and positive social media and personal branding.

June 17th, 2017 during WNBA League Pride Month

Guest Speakers:
Mia Yamamoto, WLALA/APAWLA, renown transgender civil rights attorney
Judy Chiasson, PhD. LAUSD Human Relations, Diversity & Equity
PFLAG Members, a lesbian youth and her mother, a gay man, and bisexual woman
Kimberly Jones, Instagram macro-influencer @Jones_Strength
Danita Johnson, SVP Sparks

Gift Sponsor:
@humANKind Jewelry

Beyond the Baseline: Community Sport & Health Clinic

The workshop’s three-part clinic focus was on basketball FUN-damentals, on-court scrimmage action, and sports as an empowerment tool.

July 25th, 2017 during Jr WNBA Week

Guest Speakers:
James Hunt, Head Basketball Coach
Purpose Driven Brand Coaching Staff

Gift Sponsor:
Winged Nut Spinners

Beauty & Brains: Sparkle Inside and Out

The workshop’s three-part focus was on the wondrous worlds of S.T.E.M. & Robotics, Structural Design & Architecture, and Beauty Manicures.

July 31st, 2017 during WNBA League Allstar Month

Guest Speakers:
Five (5) female engineers from Raytheon
Kristin Jones, National Organization of Minority Architects N.O.M.A.
Melodie Cochran, Chayil Maison Nail Salon

Gift Sponsor:

LeadHERship Academy: Let’s W.E.R.K.!

The workshop’s three-part focus will be on  fostering leadership skills, raising self-confidence levels, and promoting creative expression through poetry and song-writing.

August 12th, 2017

Guest Speakers:
Coach Kiana Shaw, Founder of LeadHERship Academy & #WeAreWomen Female Ambassador
DeNika Turner-Stephens, Founder of Runway 4 Peace & #WeAreWomen Female Ambassador
Mali Nicole, MAGIC Moment highlight artist and musician

Gift Sponsor:
Katie Favors

Lead with Light Mentorship and Shadow Experience

The experience will focus on connecting our 9 #WeAreGirls official youth ambassadors with strong female executives working to better the Los Angeles community.  Sectors of focus: Government Affairs, Legal Affairs, Real Estate, Education, Worker’s Rights & Labor, Social Work, Dermatology, and Journalism.

August 14th-25th

Guest Mentors:
#WeAreWomen Ambassadors and their professional friends and colleagues  in the LA Business Community

My Body, My Mind: Three Cheers to Health, Fitness, & Wellness

The workshop’s three-part focus will be on the centering power of yoga, mindful meditation, and breast health awareness.

August 26th, 2017 during WNBA League Fit Month

Guest Speakers:
Youth Yoga LA
LA Department of Public Health

Gift Sponsor:
Etsy Stress
Care LA

Spark the School Year: Back-to-School Summit

The summit will prepare girl attendees for a successful school year.  Topics will touch on constructive study techniques, stress management, dating and friendships in the age of technology, sexual harassment, and college preparation.  We will also be engaging our team sponsors during an additional segment focused on professional career development and the power of the female executive.

October 14th, 2017 during WNBA League Playoffs

Guest Speakers:

Gift Sponsor:
Top Knot Chicago