Leadership conferences

Girls With Ideas offers leadership conference packages for your group, school, or organization. Our programs adapt elements from the Girls With Ideas curriculum and can be fully customized to meet the needs of your school. Through our programs, girls learn about team-building, leadership styles, creativity, and where ideas come from. 

By attending a Girls With Ideas conference, girls will improve upon the following key skills:

  • building relationships, teamwork, accountability
  • navigating differences, empathy, vulnerability
  • creativity, critical thinking, self expression, persuasion
  • brainstorming, research
  • celebrating success, learning from failure, resilience
  • entrepreneurship
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Leading with Confidence

Three-Day conference

This package is a full, three day program where girls will connect the power of their leadership abilities with newly learned project management skills, culminating in a project plan that will enhance their community, a website promoting their idea, and a presentation party for faculty and parents!  This program helps girls understand how their experience at the Girls With Ideas conference relates to becoming a future female leader at school, in their communities, and throughout their lifetimes.  Further, this program offers ongoing support from the Girls With Ideas staff, allowing our team to leverage years of experience to help your girls excel long after the program has come to an end.

  • Three day on-site program facilitated by Girls With Ideas staff
  • Two-hour faculty training program that teaches participants how to not only support the Girls With Ideas curriculum and girls’ project plans, but also to empower future female leaders
  • Unlimited calls prior to the event to customize the program to meet your school’s needs
  • 6 months of post-retreat virtual meetings with a Girls With Ideas facilitator to provide each project group with additional guidance
  • 1:1 mentoring slots with GWI facilitators available after each day of the retreat for girls to receive individual attention on their project
  • Poster files for marketing the event
  • A Girls With Ideas t-shirt, Idea Book, and Idea Ink pen for each girl

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Making Ideas Happen

Two-Day conference

This conference brings girls together for a two-day program that combines harnessing the power of their leadership skills while working with teams to implement an idea that will improve their community.  They will become official Girls With Ideas idea collectors, using research-based techniques to identify a solution to a problem in their community that they want to change.  By creating a thorough action plan, the girls will identify critical components of taking on a task and will begin taking steps to make their idea happen—starting right now!

  • Two-day on-site program facilitated by Girls With Ideas staff
  • One-hour faculty training program that teaches participants how to support the Girls With Ideas curriculum as girls work to implement their project plans
  • Five calls prior to the event to customize the program to meet your school’s needs
  • Two, one-hour virtual Q&A sessions with Girls With Ideas facilitators to provide post-retreat guidance, support, and motivation
  • Poster files for marketing the event
  • A Girls With Ideas t-shirt, Idea Book, and Idea Ink pen for each girl

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Learning to LeaD

One-day conference

This package includes a one-day program that teaches girls about their leadership styles and engages them in multiple leadership exercises designed to enhance confidence, collaboration, and creativity.  In order to show girls that they have valuable leadership potential, they will learn about their own leadership abilities as well as the success of girl leaders just like them.  Girls will leave the conference with an understanding of their individual leadership strengths and how to apply them to working on teams.

  • One-day on-site program facilitated by Girls With Ideas staff
  • Two calls prior to the event to customize the program to meet your school’s needs
  • Poster files for marketing the event
  • A Girls With Ideas Idea Book and Idea Ink pen for each girl

Bonus Options!

Girls With Ideas can customize your retreat with the following Bonus Options!  Is there something you would like for us to include at your retreat not listed below?  Let us know and we’ll put together a package option to suit your needs.

1:1 Mentoring Package

If you know a girl who’s got big dreams but needs a big plan, this package is for her!  A dedicated Girls With Ideas facilitator will provide six, 30-minute sessions to work on one-on-one with a girl to establish and work toward a goal.

Photography Package

Don’t miss a photo opportunity!  Girls With Ideas will coordinate a professional photographer to provide digital candid photos from the retreat and a professional headshot of each girl.

Video Package

Every girl wants to be the star of the show, and at the Girls With Ideas leadership retreat, she can be!  Girls With Ideas will provide a professional video to commemorate the event that you can share with the girls, their families, and school stakeholders.