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10th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until Mar 18, 2017
| Free
S2S Youth Summit 2017 flyer

“You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.” – Steve Maraboli

For the past 10 years, the Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit has created spaces for girls to unapologetically lean into their greatest selves and purpose. We have demonstrated a commitment to helping young women of pan-African descent achieve self-awareness, self-appreciation, and self-actualization. Year after year we have reminded these young women of their power and that they are Queens that can choose to reclaim their thrones at any time!

OVERVIEW
The Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit (S2S) is a two-day empowerment summit connecting 200 high school girls of Pan-African descent from underserved areas across NYC with women making a difference in the areas of media, health and wellness, entertainment, education, and personal growth. Participants engage in workshops, live entertainment, and reflective activities. Utilizing a 3 step-process of self-awareness, self-appreciation, and self-actualization the summit equips participants with fundamental tools to make well-informed decisions today and in the future. S2S is held every March during Women’s History Month.

Since 2011 the Gye Nyame Empowerment Project, (GNEP) has offered a $1,000 book scholarships for one eligible high school senior attending a four-year college and committed to being a leader in her community. If you are a high school senior and would like to apply for this opportunity, please indicate your interest in the registration form.

***FREE***
REGISTER HERE: http://tinyurl.com/ha7vd36
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This event will be held over two days:
Friday March 17th, 4:30-7pm (Sista-2-Sista Design Challenge)
Saturday March 18th, 9am-6pm (Summit)
Registration is NOW OPEN for girls ages 13-19. Email us at s2syouthsummit@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.


IG | Twitter: @S2Syouthsummit
Hashtags: #S2S2017 #OwntheMic
Facebook fan page: http://facebook.com/pages/Gye-Nyame-Empowerment-Project/120421041327730

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-sista-2-sista-youth-summit-tickets-30992271719

Organizer

Gye Nyame Empowerment Project
Email:
Website:
http://empowermegnep.org

Venue

Boys and Girls High School
1700 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11213 United States
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Phone:
(646) 228-2070