Girls' Summit 

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

  • Women in Today’s Emerging Technology

  • Careers in the Scientific Field for Women

  • Financial Literacy

key dates

October 6, 2017 

Next Girls' Summit will be held on the Island of Maui

benefits

  • 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

 


2017 Girls' Summit - The young women of Farrington High School, McKinley High School & St. Andrew's Schools- The Priory- at YWCA O'ahu Laniākea Courtyard. Mahalo to HomeStreet Bank for their Sponsorship of the Girls Summit on O'ahu. We thank you for helping us provide business skills to the young women at the Girls Summit 2017. 

2017 Girls' Summit - The young women of Farrington High School, McKinley High School & St. Andrew's Schools- The Priory- at YWCA O'ahu Laniākea Courtyard.

Mahalo to HomeStreet Bank for their Sponsorship of the Girls Summit on O'ahu. We thank you for helping us provide business skills to the young women at the Girls Summit 2017. 


2016 Workshops led by our special guest speakers:Belinda Lau of HI Tech Support, Tanya Johnson of Manoa Botanicals, Farrah-Marie Gomes of the University of Hawai'i & Keynote Speaker Christine Lanning, President of Integrated Security Technologies.

2016 Workshops led by our special guest speakers:Belinda Lau of HI Tech Support, Tanya Johnson of Manoa Botanicals, Farrah-Marie Gomes of the University of Hawai'i & Keynote Speaker Christine Lanning, President of Integrated Security Technologies.

2016 Girls Summit - October 22, 2016 on Hawai'i Island at  Hawai'i Preparatory Academy E-Lab Conceived as a high school science building dedicated to the study of alternative energy, the new Energy Lab at Hawaii Preparatory Academy functions as a zero-net-energy, fully sustainable building. The project’s fundamental goal is that of educating the next generation of students in the understanding of environmentally-conscious, sustainable living systems.

2016 Girls Summit - October 22, 2016 on Hawai'i Island at  Hawai'i Preparatory Academy E-Lab

Conceived as a high school science building dedicated to the study of alternative energy, the new Energy Lab at Hawaii Preparatory Academy functions as a zero-net-energy, fully sustainable building. The project’s fundamental goal is that of educating the next generation of students in the understanding of environmentally-conscious, sustainable living systems.

 
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

Mahalo to HomeStreet Bank for their Sponsorship of the Girls Summit on O'ahu. We thank you for helping us provide business skills to the young women at the Girls Summit 2017. 

 

Mahalo to Saltchuk for their Sponsorship of the Girls Summit on Hawai'i Island. We thank you for helping us provide STEM Leadership to the young women of Hawaii Preparatory Academy and  Honoka'a High School.