A live virtual event! In this summit, you will hear from local women leaders, speakers on panel discussions, students will present their work projects, and there is an opportunity for community members to support and encourage students.
Engage with students virtually as they present their current work in their engineering and business courses and their social entrepreneurship projects from LEADership Academy.
Including these confirmed panelists
Lead System Engineer, MITRE Corporation (Engineering Firm)
President and CEO, United Planning Organization (Community Organization)
Senior Field Producer D.C. Bureau, CNBC (Media)
Senior Product Manager, Capital One (Banking)
CEO and Founder, Building Our Nation’s Daughters Inc. (Community Organization)
Vice President, Financial Communication & Capital Markets, Edelman (Public Relations Company)
Senior Communications Director, United Nations Foundation (NGO)
Senior Physical Scientist for International Programs in the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Girls Global Academy is spotlighting women in and around our communities for the month of March. Our GGA Spotlights are Trailblazers who have blazed a successful path in the arts, business, education, communication, government, law, medicine, service or technology. These are exceptional women who have studied hard, worked hard, and have impacted the world for the better. Trailblazers have demonstrated how girls can make a difference in the world today.
Co-Founder / Executive Director / Girls Global Academy
Editor / National Nuclear Security Administration
Research Associate / Yale Program on Financial Stability
Senior Physical Scientist / International Programs in the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards / U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Ph.D.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) / Agricultural Research Service (ARS) / Acting REE Under Secretary and Acting USDA Chief Scientist
Publisher & Author / Elsie Publishing Company
Foundation Director / Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation
Founder & CEO / SciTecch2U Inc
Director of Treasury Management
Small Business Coach / Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
Girls Global Academy (GGA) is an all-girls public charter high school in Washington, DC. We will provide a diverse group of young women a global education that ignites empowerment and develops the confidence to influence change for global benefit.
Girls Global Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.