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National Girls and Women in Sports Day Initaitive

Minneapolis, MN • February 5, 2020

How do we build confident, gritty, gutsy girls who aren't afraid to fail? Find out! For Moms, Teachers, Coaches, Aunties, and Dads too!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

The Riveter
4388 France Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55410

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What do 94% of women in the C-suite have in common? Sports

What does teacher, counselor, principal, coach, and founder of Academy for Women’s Empowerment, Kristi Hemmer, recommend to parents to keep girls engaged, thriving, and gritty? Teams.

Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day with an interactive, intentional program for Moms, Teachers, Aunties, Coaches, and other Girl Influencers that will 1. Teach you tools to support your favorite girls 2. Connect you with other women who care about girls. 2. Inspire you to be part of the #POWERpack.


6.00-6.10pm Salutations!

6.10-6.40pm Learn from athletes turned successful professionals on how to use the Power of Sports as a tool for team playing, resiliency, and confidence.

Panel Moderator: Jaime Sahlstrom, CFP

Panelists confirmed so far: Melissa Johnston (Highland Bank), Kristen Kimmell (RBC Wealth Management), more to come.

6.40-7.10pm Answer powerful questions in small groups around the research behind not letting girls quit, how we raise boys to be brave and girls to be perfect, and how as moms/teachers/aunties/girl influencers, we can model for girls that the success of one woman is the collective success of all women.

7.10-8.00pm At your pace, meet and greet organizations that understand the Power of Team for girls. Learn about their innovative programs, sign up your favorite girls, and get yourself on a Team too!

Organizations confirmed so far: Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center, North Star Community Rowing, She Rock She Rock, Girls Are Powerful, YogaFit, Her Next Play.

Brought to you by a TEAM of Women.

Space Sponsor: The Riveter

Content Curator: Academy for Women’s Empowerment

Benefitting: Fred Well’s Fearlessly Girl tennis/empowerment program

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