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I AM BEAUTY Back to School Girl Summit

Akilah C. Thompson , Teen Expert & Inspirational Speaker

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

I AM BEAUTY Back to School Girl Summit

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I AM B.E.A.U.T.Y. in Partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society PRESENTS:

Back to School Girls Summit  @ The Bronx Zoo!!!


Founder of I AM BEAUTY

Certified Life Coach & Teen Expert


Let’s talk about how you can BE B.E.A.U.T.Y. this school year!

What does B.E.A.U.T.Y. mean  ?


  •  Beautiful! – Promote self-love and build confidence.
  •  Extraordinary! - Discover talents, passion and purpose. 
  •  Ambitious!  - Create a life vision and formulate goals.
  •  Unlimited! – Explore the endless possibilities of life through career awareness and exploration.
  •  Talented! - Hone life skills essential for success.
  •  Young! - Live a healthy and active lifestyle. 


Where:  The Bronx Zoo (2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY) , Center for Global Conservation (CGC)

Who: Girls 13-18

When: Saturday,  Sept 27th  from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

What: I AM BEAUTY Girls summit is a full day summit empowering and inspiring teen girls through interactive activities and a Keeping It Real girl talk tackling pertinent issues. Discussions and exercises include self-esteem, social media dos and don’t’s, abstinence, bullying, fitness, beauty and other hot teen topics.

COST:  FREE   ( Limited space, must register to attend and received final event details)


Register by September 19th at



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Greeting Participants,
Thank you for registering for the I AM BEAUTY Back to School Girls Summit on Saturday, September 27 from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.    The summit will take place at the Bronx  Zoo,2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY  in  the Center for Global Conservation (CGC).  All particiapants must enter the zoo through the Service Gate on Southern Boulevard and 185th street. From there you will be escorted to the building by Bronx Zoo tour guides.   You should plan to arrive no later than 8:15 AM . Anyone who arrives after 9 AM will not be able to enter. All attendess are expected to attend the event for the full day.   Parents can pick up girls at the main entraince on 183rd and Southern Blvd at 5:15 PM. 
Please plan ahead just in case you get lost or run into  any delays commuting to the zoo.  This event is for teens only. Parents are welcome to tour the zoo while the event is going on and participate on the zoo tour with the girls at lunch.  However,  to ensure a safe space for open discussion parents will not be allowed in the summit room.  Girls should dress comfortably for activities and walking around the zoo.


Have questions about I AM BEAUTY Back to School Girl Summit? Contact Akilah C. Thompson , Teen Expert & Inspirational Speaker

When & Where

Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd ( enter Service Gate 185th and Southern Blvd )
Center for Global Conservation
Bronx, NY

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Akilah C. Thompson , Teen Expert & Inspirational Speaker

I AM BEAUTY  is a program designed to empower and inspire young girls and women by fostering self-love, personal and professional development, career exploration, health awareness, goal setting and pursuit of life purpose. To learn more about I AM BEAUTY,  take a look at the website at


• 90% of eating disorders are found in girls.
• 44% of teens skip meals as a tactic to losing or controlling weight.
• Nearly 3 in 10 teen girls in the US will get pregnant at least once before age 20.
• 72% of parents of online teens are concerned about how their child interacts online with people they do not know.
• 91% of teens have been bullied.
• Suicide rates have increased by 60% worldwide; 30% of adolescent girls have thoughts about suicide.
• 1 out of 10 eighth grade girls smokes daily.
• 85% of girls experience sexual harassment in school.

Program Details: I AM B.E.A.U.T.Y Bootcamp is a 6-10 week develop program for teenage girls where the participants will be given tools to build self-confidence, establish mentors, formulate goals, discuss teen issues, and hone life skills essential to success. The program is facilitated by a Certified Life Coach and guest speakers are invited throughout the program to co-present on various topics, including goal setting, networking, personal branding, social media etiquette and effective communication. Participants also engage in fitness activities weekly to promote healthy and active lifestyles.

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  News and Updates
2014-03-02 06:18:19

Due to the inclement weather anticipated today and tomorrow, this event has been cancelled.  We will reschedule another girl talk this spring. Stay warm and safe this evening. 


Check out to join us for spring bootcamp starting next week. 

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