Institute for Women in Leadership

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Upcoming Events

Providing high school girls with the opportunity to be exposed to, explore and experience entrepreneurship.

just_own_itJust Own It! Entrepreneurship Conference for High School Girls

Friday 20 February 2015

Brescia University College’s Just Own It program’s objective is to increase girls’ awareness of entrepreneurship as a career option and to inspire them to start a business. High school girls from London and the surrounding area may attend our one-day conference. Students will participate in active learning workshops using the curriculum from the Future Entrepreneurs program, coached by young female entrepreneurs, under the age of 30. Students will be exposed to entrepreneurship, exploring the characteristics of entrepreneurs to see themselves as entrepreneurs. They will explore the process of generating and identifying business ideas.

For information and FREE registration, click HERE.

Finding Voice, Empowering Leadership

Take_the_LeadTake the LEAD High School Public Speaking Contest

Saturday 28 March 2015

Join us to hear over 50 finalists from around the world speak about a woman or women in the past or present who they feel has empowered others through leadership on a large or small scale – from family member, a political figure, an artist, a celebrity –  the possibilities are endless! The winner for this contest wins one year of free tuition and a room in residence.

For more information, click HERE.

Registration Now OPEN!

Girls LEAD (Leadership, Education, and Development) Camp

Summer 2015

The camp curriculum and associated materials are based on the Ontario Curriculum, the Social Change Model of Leadership Development as well as child development theory. Many of our campers finish Girls LEAD camp feeling empowered, confident, connected, and able. Campers will find their days to involve activities such as building healthy relationships, playing energetically, participating in sports and games, swimming, making crafts, creating music, examining leadership, reflective journaling, and introspective discussion.

For more information, schedules, cost and registration, click HERE.