March 31, 2008 -
"The Power of Being a Girl" workshop will be held at Marymount Academy on Wednesday April 2. It is hosted by the YWCA/Genevra House as part of their education mandate and will be run by Marymount secondary students, led by Gr 12 Tania Shewring. This workshop is for Grade 7 and 8s students, and consists of "girls and young women coming together to build on their strengths and learn how they can become leaders...with their peers, in their schools and in their communities." Discussion and dialogue will occur on matters which affect girls and young women in our community such as issues related to healthy relationships, self esteem and body image, in a forum of safety and inclusion.