Monday, February 27, 2017
Destiny’s Daughters of Promise - Girls to Women Symposium
A graduate of Loyola University in Chicago with a doctorate in curriculum and instruction, Laurie Kimbrel has held several leadership roles in education, including a position as superintendent of Tamalpais Union High School District in Larkspur, California. Outside of her current role as Brookhaven Innovation Academy's head of school in Norcross, Georgia, Laurie Kimbrel volunteers for Destiny’s Daughters of Promise.
Dedicated to helping teenage girls become strong leaders, Destiny’s Daughters of Promise will host its fifth annual Girls to Women Symposium at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Georgia, on May 6. The keynote speaker for the 2017 event will be Teya Ryan, president and chief executive officer of Georgia Public Broadcasting Media.
The symposium will bring together some 50 professional women to serve as mentors and panelists and lead small group discussions with the girls. Destiny’s Daughters of Promise is accepting donations to fund the Girls to Women Symposium and is recruiting volunteers to serve as mentors to the teenage girls as they learn to become confident leaders. For more information, visit ddpgirls.org.