PHILADELPHIA, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 16, superstar athlete and Sports Illustrated "Sports Kid of the Year" Mo'ne Davis will join the talented lineup of over 90 female speakers scheduled to appear at #GirlPOP2015, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP)'s girl expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Other guests include news correspondent and Chair of UNICEF's Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager, former Seventeen Magazine editor-in-chief Ann Shoket, Malala Fund Co-founder and Global Ambassador Shiza Shahid, and many more. Attendees can look forward to a day full of perspective-shifting keynote presentations and breakout sessions led by inspiring panelists and speakers.
"We are so happy to add Mo'ne Davis to our star-studded roster for #GirlPOP2015," said Natalye Paquin, CEO of GSEP. "This remarkable athlete from our very own community is a terrific role model for young girls, and her poise and determination truly represent the Girl Scout spirit. We welcome girls ages 5-18 to join us in meeting Mo'ne, and hearing the personal stories of girls and women who are making big things happen. You don't have to be a Girl Scout to attend. This day could be the spark that will inspire a girl to change the world."
To see a list of all of the featured speakers and entertainers who will be at #GirlPOP2015 visit: http://www.gsep.org/girlpop/speakers/
In addition to keynote speakers, the event will feature dozens of age-appropriate breakout sessions for girls and adults. Among the list of sessions that girls can choose from on May 16 are:
- Brand You: Sharing What Makes you Special
You only have one chance to make a first impression! Tap into your courage, confidence, and character as you make choices to reflect your positive energy and unique outlook. Let these innovative women inspire you to create a brand statement all about you.
- Look Up, Get Up, But Never Give Up: Becoming Your Best Athlete
In sports you win some and lose some, but like life it's about how you play the game. Hear from these seasoned athletes whose hard work and determination have created their path to success in life and sport. Get tips on how you can gain the will power to be your best athlete.
- Take Action, Make a Difference
"YOU" is a small word that can do BIG things. Hear from three amazing women who are making a difference at local and national levels. They all started with just a YOU and have created massive movements that have changed lives forever.
For a full list of event breakout sessions visit: http://www.gsep.org/girlpop/session-descriptions/.
Admission to #GirlPOP2015 is open to the general public and tickets cost $40 per person. Purchase tickets at www.gsep.org/girlpop.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania serves more than 40,000 girls with the help of nearly 15,000 volunteers throughout its nine-county footprint. Each girl participates in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience which empowers girls to discover more about themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place. Sponsorship, exhibitor, and advertising opportunities are available for #GirlPOP2015. To learn more, visit www.gsep.org/girlpop.
About Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) is the largest girl-serving organization in Pennsylvania and builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. GSEP serves more than 40,000 girls in partnership with almost 15,000 volunteers in Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia counties. Today, 80 percent of women in leadership and executive roles in the U.S. were Girl Scouts. Girl Scout alumnae comprise 70 percent of women in the U.S. Congress. For further information about Girl Scouting, how to join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate, call 215-564-2030 or visit www.gsep.org.
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