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'Raising Resilient Girls' Presentation Thursday Night at Middle School

Simone Marean, executive director and co-founder of Girls Leadership Institute, will lead discussion.

Simone Marean
Simone Marean
The PTO of the Chathams and MACC will host a presentation on "Raising Resilient Girls" Thursday night at Chatham Middle School at 7 p.m.

Simone Marean, executive director and co-founder of Girls Leadership Institute, will give give the presentation on "Raising Resilient Girls: What Parents Can Practice to Help Their Girls Be Authentic, Confident and Connected."

Marean will discuss how parents and teachers can "help girls practice assertive self-expression, emotional intelligence and healthy relationships, preparing them for a life of personal and societal leadership."

According to the presentation flyer, attendees will learn:
  • How and why girls are aggressive with each other
  • The Good Girl phenomenon
  • The power of emotional intelligence
  • The limitations of blame
  • Conflict as an opportunity for positive change
Marean has taught GLI programs and presented on girls across the country and internationally, including the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and the American School in Dubai.

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the middle school auditorium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. To RSVP, click here and contact Amie Herman with any questions at 973-462-0532 or amie@girlsleadership.org.

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