We are so appreciative of everyone who made LiA 2019 - our 8th LiA event - a huge success. We had over 150 students attend and heard from 9 speakers who shared valuable experience, perspective, and advice.
We are incredibly grateful to the support of our sponsors as this is a genuine work of love and everyone involved is passionate about empowering the next generation of young women! Thank you Eastern Bank, Rockland Trust Company, George Washington Toma & Appliance, Inc., The Woodward School, and Marinelli Law Offices.
The day would also not be possible without Curry College providing space and food, especially Anne Beaumont, Director of Conference Services, who helps guide us through this process.
Thank you to our Moderator, Jill Beresford of Massachusetts Business Development Center, and to all of our panelists:
And to all of our workshop speakers:
And a HUGE thank you to our fantastic Keynote Speaker Tamara Gardner - Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Owner of Boldly-Branded and TGX Talks.
Watching these young women participate throughout the day is truly an inspiring experience. From interacting with our Keynote after her talk, stepping up and asking questions to all our presenters, networking at lunch with each other, experiencing a variety of different workshops and having some fun while learning!
Seeing the smiles, feeling the energetic buzz, and knowing we made a difference - even if just for one student - makes it all worth it. The schools that participated this year were:
To learn more about this program, visit here. Interested in volunteering for 2020? Let us know!
Erin Williams (Rockland Trust) and Maggie Giusti (Express Employment Professionals)
More photos can be found on the LiA page.