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Raising Resilient Girls - Sonoma Country Day School
Thu, April 6, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
Please join us for an evening with Simone Marean, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the internationally recognized Girls Leadership. Simone speaks to parents and teachers across the country about the challenges girls face today, the reasons why we see girls struggling, and what we can do to help them. In her acclaimed 1-hour talk (followed by a 30 minute Q&A), Simone shares how to help girls practice assertive self-expression, emotional intelligence and healthy relationships, preparing them for a life of personal and social leadership. Her engaging presentation covers the development of girl dynamics beginning in preschool through high school.
When: Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 6:00-7:30pm
Where: Sonoma Country Day School (4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa, CA 95403)
Simone will discuss:
- Talking about your own not-so-happy feelings;
- Sharing your mistakes;
- Helping your daughter to solve her own problems;
- The Good Girl Phenomenon and conflict as an opportunity for positive change;
- How and why girls of all ages are aggressive with one another
The presentation is for adults only.
For more information about Girls Leadership, please visit our website at girlsleadership.org.
Simone has taught GLI programs and presented on girls across the country and internationally, including the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, the American School in Dubai, the Today Show and KQED’s Forum. She has a Masters degree in Educational Theatre from NYU and taught at many New York City schools including The Young Women’s Leadership School, and The Brearley School. Simone grew up on the north shore of Boston and graduated from Bryn Mawr College Magna Cum Laude. She currently sits on the board of directors of the Julia Morgan School for Girls in Oakland, not far from where she lives in Berkeley, CA.