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Parent/Caregiver Seminar Series

Join us on September 20th, 6:30 – 8 PM, PS29 Auditorium

Girls Leadership is a national non-profit organization that equips girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice. Since 1999, the organization has awakened thousands of girls to a new, bold definition of leadership. Co-founded by bestselling author Rachel Simmons, Girls Leadership believes that leadership is a way of life, which begins in girlhood. We define leadership as a girl’s ability to know how she feels, say what she needs, and respond courageously to her mistakes. Girls graduate from our programs more emotionally intelligent, resilient, and confident.

This presentation speaks to parents, caregivers, and teachers about the challenges girls face today, the reasons why they struggle, and what we can do to help them. In this acclaimed 1-hour talk (followed by a 30 minute Q&A), Girls Leadership’s co-founder Simone Marean will share how to help girls practice assertive self-expression, emotional intelligence, and healthy relationships, preparing them for a life of personal and social leadership. This engaging presentation covers the development of girl dynamics from pre-school through high school.

As written up in Parents Magazine, this talk concentrates on practical advice that can be executed in a real-life setting, such as:

  • Talking about your own not-so-happy feelings;
  • Sharing your mistakes;
  • Helping your daughter to solve her own problems;
  • The Good Girl Phenomenon and conflict as an opportunity for positive change

To learn more about Girls Leadership, please visit,


Crystyn Wright, Educator & Board Member, Girls Leadership New York
Crystyn Wright is the owner of Minnie Endeavors, an educational and small business consulting company. She is from the Bronx, New York but has lived and traveled nationally and internationally as an educator, entrepreneur and journalist. She works as a facilitator, instructor, and coordinator in various arts genres with organizations including Girls Leadership, the Harlem Children’s Zone, Creative Connections, Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools, and 1199’s Youth Mentoring Program. Crystyn has taught practical skills-based programs to parents, teachers, adults, and students. Crystyn is a veteran Girls Leadership Educator where she helps girls acknowledge and explore their own external and internal value and inspires them to become leaders in their communities and the world.

Crystyn graduated from Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Journalism and an MBA in Media Management from MCNY. As a Dow Jones Copy Editing Scholar, Crystyn has freelanced for various publications including American Legacy Magazine and started her own magazine called NeoBlack Cinema.


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