Weekly Schedule / Agenda

Monday- Introduction, Teamwork & Leadership

Introductions, Team Building and Trust Building & Discovering Leadership

Presenter: Caroline Crawford, Girls Empowerment Network Program Director

StrengthsFinder, Discover your Strengths

Presenter: Ami Kane, Girls Empowerment Network Development Director

LUNCH: Chick-fil-a

Defining Values

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Critically think about values and how they influence decision making
  2. Identify personal values and express in a creative way
  3. Learn about others’ values

Bringing Your Best Presence

Presenter: Caroline Crawford, Girls Empowerment Network Program Director

Goal Setting

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Collaborate with team member and develop SMART goals plan while utilizing critical thinking skills
  2. Teams will creative support their partner in developing tools to help them reach their goals
  3. Introduce various methods of goal setting and develop plans utilizing various tools/modalities (art materials and technology)
  4. Explore potential barriers and support in reaching ones goal/s
  5. Create one or more of the following: Goal Plan, Vision Board, Mind Map, Goal Setting App User

Tuesday- Presenting Yourself

Diversity, Connecting and Conflict Resolution Across Cultures

Presenter: TBD

LUNCH: TBD

Site Visit: Facebook

Wednesday- Personal Leadership

The Loudspeakers!- Where Impact is Louder thank Voice

Presenter: Brittany Yelverton, Girls Empowerment Network Volunteer & Community Relations Manager

Failure is Success When we Learn from It

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Attendees will critically think about labels they have been given and their personal narratives created around these labels
  2. Attendees will comprehend growth mindset vs. fixed mindset
  3. Attendees will collaborate with a partner to explore growth and fixed mindsets
  4. Attendees will practice creativity to write poems

LUNCH: Subway

Power Chats!

Facilitator: Girls Empowerment Network

College is Expensive: Scholarships 101

Presenter: Foundation Communities

Thursday- Interviewing Skills & Career Advice

Resumes & Written Communication GALORE!

Presenter: Ami Kane, Girls Empowerment Network Development Director

Mock Interviews & Self Care Stations

Facilitator: Girls Empowerment Network Staff

Each attendee will have to complete two different ‘fake’ interviews with our staff to understand what if feels like to be interviewed. This is such a fun activity! While girls rotate in and out of interviews they will participate in our self-care stations, which will include learning just how relaxing gardening and crafting can be for your mind.

LUNCH: Chipotle

Site Visit: TBD

Friday- Owning Your Future

No No-Sense Networking

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Attendees will learn about the benefits and challenges of using social media.
  2. Attendees will learn terms to help them understand how to stay safe on social media.
  3. Attendees will practice how to handle difficult situations they face online.

GEN Jeopardy!

Presenter: Blair Stirek, Girls Empowerment Network Project Manager

Networking Luncheon

Facilitator: Ami Kane, Girls Empowerment Network Development Director

Debunking College Admissions

Presenter: Admissions Counselors at various colleges

Thriving and Not Just Surviving

Presenter: Kierrah Holiday

Workshop Description: This workshop’s main goal is to help the attendees of Pathfinder develop healthier and effective    study habits while in high school and preparing for college. Combining information and interactive activities attendees will be able to put the learned material into action.

Stretch it Out- Yoga!

Presenter: TBD

Workshop Description: Let’s take a few minutes to reflect on this fabulous week that will be coming to an end. Yoga is a beautiful way to show your body you care. There will be a certified yoga teacher presenting and ensuring each attendee gets the most out of this workshop.

Saturday- Let’s Celebrate Ourselves & One Another!

I Feel Good, I Deserve Good, I am Good

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Attendees will learn the definition and tenants of self-compassion and practice it
  2. Attendees will use coping skills by practicing mindfulness to increase self-love and acceptance
  3. Attendees will collaborate with role plays and group discussions
  4. Attendees will use creativity to make positive affirmation puff pals or bracelet

No Thank You, No Way, Sorry I’m Busy

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Identify communication styles and options for use of communication
  2. Learn that it is ok to say NO in all situations
  3. Explore characteristics of assertive and confident communication
  4. Practice and role play scenarios and use of communication styles

LUNCH: Homeslice Pizza & Intern College Panel

Let’s Learn Demi Lavato’s Confident Dance

Presenter: Diva Dance

Reflecting on Pathfinder

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

Appreciating and Celebrating One Another

Presenter: Girls Empowerment Network

 

 

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