Girls' Summit

Wahine Rising

program description

The one-day summit is an inspiring and informative gathering for girls of all backgrounds to network with successful female leaders in the community. Through multiple workshops, the young women will explore different career fields, define their personal ambitions, and learn what it will take to achieve them. Girls’ Summit contributes to the betterment of the community by empowering the next generation of women leaders with confidence and leadership skills to serve Hawai‘i and beyond.

Program Topics

  • Altino Coding

  • StrengthsFinders

  • Alternative Careers

  • Torch Design Challenge

  • Women in STEM

  • Finance Savy

  • Art Reflection

  • Design Thinking

key dates

Maui - January 31, 2019

Oahu- April 18, 2019

Kaua`i - October 17, 2019


  • Advocacy presentation and activity by YWCA O‘ahu

  • Breakfast and lunch provided by Cafe Julia

  • Keynote speaker

  • Networking between public and private school peers

  • Choice of workshop breakout sessions

  • Group mentoring with established business professionals

We need more opportunities like this, these women motivated me to keep striving for what I want to do, especially in the science and tech field.
— Honoka'a Student Participant
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