G.U.R.L.S. Rock Summit 2010 Kicks off National Tour
Sold Out Audience of the New Generation of Global Leaders Make History Girls of Color take Center Stage with Drive for First Ever Global G.U.R.L.S. Leadership Summit in Washington DC 2012
Emotional Intelligence. Corporate Intelligence. Global Intelligence.
On August 28, 2010, we made history together and yes-we changed the world.
Over 175 hundred girls registered and attended the I C HOPE: The Making a New Reality Foundation inaugural G.U.R.L.S. Rock Summit. Greeted by a host of well wishes from such dignitaries as Mayor Ronald V. Dellums, California Legislature Assembly Member Sandre Swanson, and California State Senator Loni Hancock, Alameda County Board of Supervisors and all acknowledged the importance of girls of color taking charge as global leaders.
Congressmember Barbara Lee forwarded a personal message, “I have long been committed to the cause of empowering youth, especially providing young women of color with communication, leadership and confidence-building skills they need to thrive in today’s society.”
The program offered a list of first ever offerings to girls of color including:
- A partnership with international best seller Emotional Intelligence 2.0,
- 10 Learning Centers covering STEM, entertainment & new media, entrepreneurship and healthy living and more.
- The highlight of the event included the now famous &ldqup;Making a New Reality TV Show” where the girls are empowered to change their reality by utilizing the entertainment format.
Through generous and innovative sponsorships, the girls received state of the art leadership and empowerment training and materials valued at over $200.00, including a hardbound copy of the best seller Emotional Intelligence 2.0, a leadership tool employed by Fortune 500 companies in training their executives.
Stage set for G.U.R.L.S.Rock Summit LA and G.U.R.L.S. Rock Summit ATL. Registration opens soon.
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- G.U.R.L.S. Rock Summit Los Angeles is coming Jan-Feb 2011
- G.U.R.L.S. Rock Summit Atlanta is coming Mar-Apr 2011