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GOLD Summit: Beyond All Limits

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join YWCA Cambridge for the FIRST Girls Only Leadership Development (GOLD) Summit: Beyond All Limits, a free one day conference for anyone who identifies as a girl in  7, 8 or 9th grade in the Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston areas This conference will focus on leadership skills, self expression, self awareness and much more!

The Agenda for the Day includes Exciting Workshops and Activities:

10:00 am, Breakfast and Welcome

10:30 am, “Lean into Transformation” Training, Cedric Shaw, Facilitator

“L.I.T. executes creative dialogue and interactive exercises to address self-awareness, leadership, bigotry and gender. Workshop participants will engage honestly with one another, recognize their talents and discover their unique leadership qualities.”

2:30 pm, Lunch & Deep Dive Discussion: Questions and Answers from the morning session

3:00 pm, Panel Discussion: Empowerment, Activism, Creative Expression, & Being an Ally

      Moderated by Elizabeth Baldwin, YWCA Cambridge Board of Trustees

  • Health & Wellness: Evey Williams, owner of Simply Oko
  • Poetry & Creative Writing: Oopma, Poet, Rapper, and Educator
  • Photography: Brenda Phan, Co-founder, Girl Magic Meets  
  • STEM: Christina Aiello, Software Engineer, Gradifi

3:45 pm, Break out Groups/Workshops- Each break-out group will be led by women in that specific industry, girls will have a chance to learn about their unique careers, participate in activities, and ask questions.

4:30pm, Closing Remarks


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Questions? Email Amanda Okaka at or call 617-491-6050.


May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
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