The “A Girl’s World is Different” Conference to Cover Bullying, Human Trafficking and Education

Posted: Feb 05, 2013

Don’t miss out on the expertise and wisdom of our keynotes and workshop presenters. Their discussions on bullying and relational aggression, human trafficking and education will strengthen your understanding of these issues and build the skills needed to make a positive difference in the lives of girls.

Register now!
Registration closes February 13!

Conference details:
February 15, 2013
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 East Cotton Center Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85040 [map]
$50/person (lunch included)

Bullying/Relational Aggression

Severson Sisters is a bullying-solutions and self-esteem organization. Carrie Severson, founder of the organization, will address the impact of bullying among girls and share tools to combat the issue.

Rachel’s Challenge– Equipping Students and Adults to Combat Bullying
Dave Gamache & Scott Mayeux ¬– Rachel’s Challenge

Human Trafficking

Rachel Lloyd is an anti-human trafficking advocate and Founder of the New York-based Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS). She will speak about human trafficking and how to keep our girls safe.

Innovative Interventions for Sex Trafficking Victims
Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, ASU School of Social Work
Kristine Hickle – Doctoral Candidate, ASU School of Social Work
Lieutenant James Gallagher ¬¬– Phoenix Police Department


Kathy Hegberg, a Child and Family Therapist, will speak about how to improve academic performance and enhance the quality of girl’s lives through positive educational practices—based on the MindUP curriculum.

How to Successfully Train the Leaders of Tomorrow
Greg Pereira – SPOT 127, KJZZ Youth Media Center

Raising Higher Education Aspirations
Judith Robles, Outreach Specialist –The Hispanic Mother Daughter Program

Girls’ Leadership

Your Leadership Story and How it Enriches Your Work
Robin Haney & Rene Cornelius – Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council 

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for more information, or contact Leslie Friedman at 602.452.7003.