GIRLS WITH DREAMS
BECOME WOMEN WITH VISION
Powerful Speakers. Interactive Sessions. Live Music.
Saturday, October 9, 2021 // Girls ages 12-18 // Free Event
The 7th annual I Matter-Girls Empowerment Conference, where girls with dreams become women with vision will take place On October 9, 2021.
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents a free event where girls ages 12-18 can join live and in-person from Loma Alta Park, Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park, and the Hacienda Heights Community Center. Participants will hear from powerful women innovators, educators, trailblazers and beyond! Girls will have an opportunity to connect with their peers and speakers to feel connected, inspired, and empowered.
LA County Parks will host workshops, panels, and keynote speakers. Girls are invited to join and participate in all events.
Workshops will include:
- Women in Tech: Closing the gender gap to empower women and girls in leading the technology industry
- Step into your Power: Empowering girls and giving them direct access to opportunities for trainings, technical certifications, scholarships, and employment
- Girls and Women with Vision: Making Your Career Dreams Come True
- Pathways to College: A look into College Life and the steps needed to be successful
- Delete the Divide: Empowering girls and giving them direct access to opportunities for trainings, technical certifications, scholarships, and employment.
- Sports & Dance Workshops: Get active and participate in our Basketball, Lacrosse, Hip-Hop or Cheer clinics
LA County Parks is excited to announce the addition of the Girl Power Lunch Party Experience to this year’s conference that will give girls the opportunity to participate in a resource fair, a picnic lunch and a dance party with live DJ! You don’t want to miss this!
Registration is free and required. Space is limited, so register today!
CLICK HERE for the Event Schedule. Subject to change.
Participants can select a pick-up location for transportation. Transportation will only be provided at select sites on a first come, first served basis. Please see below for pick up locations and times. Pick up and drop off times may vary. Please arrive to pick up locations 20 minutes prior to departure.
The 2021 Girls Empowerment Conference will adhere to DPR COVID-19 operation guidelines and protocols that includes physical distancing, regular cleaning and the inclusion of PPE for all staff and participants. Because of COVID-19 protocols, all participants must be masked while indoors and physical distancing will be mandated. Parents do not attend the conference as this is an event solely for girls ages 12-18.