Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills Club would like to alert teenage girls, ages 13-18, and their parents or guardians that the Club is conducting a 4-hour career counseling conference on March 2, 2019, Saturday, from 9 am until 1 pm at the Foothills Community Foundation-Holland Center in Cave Creek, AZ. Registration is free for girls wishing to attend, and lunch and snacks will be provided to participants by the Club.
The Soroptimist “Dream It, Be It” program targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to future success. Soroptimists work in partnership with girls in a conference setting to provide them with the information and resources they want and need to be successful. Girls interested in attending can register on line at www.sisaguarofoothills.org.
The program will include a panel of women from the Club and surrounding area who will share their path to successful careers. In addition to learning important life skills, the girls will also leave with a variety of other resources and fun items, including a “Dream Journal” for keeping track of their goals and a certificate for participating at the end of the day.
“Because we don’t expect that all girls will know what they want to do for the rest of their lives and we also know that plans change, the skills developed through the program can be applied to any goals the girls identify throughout their education and careers,” said Karen Tuffs, president of SISF. “The girls will also have the opportunity to speak with working women and explore careers that interest them and that fit with their values.”
Dream It, Be It joins with the long-running Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women to create the “Soroptimist Dream Programs,” which provide sustainable, measurable change for women and girls, and ensure they have access to the education and training needed to reach their full potential and live their dreams. The Live Your Dream Awards assist women by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and job prospects.