Time Activity
9:00-10:00 am Registration & Resource Fair

  • Doors and registration open at 8:45 am..
  • On-Site registration will be available (cash or credit only).
  • The Summit Resource Fair is open to parents and students.  Local youth organizations and groups will be on hand to share their information and resources to the Summit participants.
10:00- 10:15


Welcome and Purpose of the Summit

  • ADot – Streetz 103.3
  • Carrie Cook – Founder, EmpowHERment
  • Chubby and The CheckMates from the Charlotte Checkers
10:15- 10:45
Keynote Talk – “Be Bold for Change”

  • Speaker – Joan Randall
10:45- 11:15
Community Service Project

  • This hands-on project is an opportunity for the students to engage in a common cause that will immediately impact those in the Charlotte community.  
11:15 – 11:30
11:30 -1:00
Lunch and Workout Session
“Be Bold for Change” Workshops

  • Sessions are 30 minutes each

1) HER Voice.

Community organizing, development, and advocacy – what do these things mean? How can we use our voice to support positive community changes? What is civic engagement? How can civic engagement create bold change in the community?

2) HER Image.

What is your brand? What does your brand say about you?  What does your brand stand for?  Are you an influencer, changer or just a follower on social media?  How do you display your brand in person and on social channels? How can you brand help to be a platform for the things you are passionate about?

3) HER Time, Talent and Treasure.

Philanthropy – What is it? Who is a philanthropist? As a student, how can you become a philanthropist or a supporter for what you care about by using your gifts?

Summit Reflections and Closing

  • Gifts and Prizes
  • Scholarship Winner
  • Announcement of 2018 Summit Location
  • Closing remarks
  • Dismissal