The University of Texas at Dallas [UTD] is the host site of A-WOW International Girls Leadership Initiative World Summit.
A-WOW 2012 World Summit [AWS] will host a selected group of young women from around the world ages, 16-21 for eight full exciting days and nights. Ambassadors as we call them will engage in various activities such as: action labs, youth advocacy community project and services, youth empowerment summit, etiquette training, fun excursions and tours hosted by [American Airlines, Alliance Airport Fort Worth, African American Employee Resource Group, Direct Selling News, Starbucks, Target, The Work of Byron Katie, WalMart] and more!
Ambassadors learn to exhibit personal and professional skills to be positive change agents for home, community, businesses, their country, and in a global economy. They successfully demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning which includes authentic leadership development, life skills, social competencies, and character development. These skills equip them to act as resources, contributors, mentors, and volunteers in a variety of leadership roles at home, school, in the community, business and beyond.
This year's AWS aims to have an inclusive agenda addressing global young women leadership, and the under-representation, following the core development goals of the United States White House Council on Women and Girls and the United Nations Women to achieve gender equality and women empowerment. AWS offers a wide range of powerful and progressive sessions on cultural diversity and inclusion of best practices, unparalleled coaching, mentoring sessions, personal, social and professional development seminars from various experts about current situations of young women leadership; henceforth, creating steps to enhance education and career opportunities.
Speakers, action lab technicians and panelist includes; Summit Keynote - Rebecca Reynolds Leadership Guru [rebeccareynoldsconsulting.com], A-WOW s Ambassador Bethany Bonsu [Senior High], Diann Anderson [Financial Consultant], Jim Rodriguez Vice President of Taco Cabana [FLAG Program], Leslie Denman [Certified Life Purpose Coach and motivational speaker] Froswa Booker-Drew Community Engagement Specialist| Program Manager for World Vision North TX - [Psychological, Identity, and Social Capital] and a plethora of expert knowledge and experiences from some of the best in the industries.
AWS Location: University of Texas at Dallas
Residence Hall North | 2851 Rutford Ave. Richardson TX 75808 | 972.883.5241 | Campus Map