Event Details

Girls Leadership CO Program Manager Kim O'Malley speaks to parents, guardians, and teachers about the challenges girls face today, the reasons why we see girls struggling, and what we can do to help them. In this acclaimed 1-hour talk (followed by a 30 minute Q&A), Kim shares how to help girls practice assertive self-expression, emotional intelligence and healthy relationships, preparing them for a life of personal and social leadership. This engaging presentation covers the development of girl dynamics beginning in preschool through high school.

When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 6:00-7:30pm

Where: Lesher Middle School (1400 Stover Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524)

Kim will discuss:

  • Talking about your own not-so-happy feelings;
  • Sharing your mistakes;
  • Helping your daughter to solve her own problems;
  • The Good Girl Phenomenon and conflict as an opportunity for positive change;
  • How and why girls of all ages are aggressive with one another

The presentation is for adults only.

For more information about Girls Leadership, please visit our website at girlsleadership.org.

About Kim:

Kim O’Malley is a Youth Development Specialist with 20 years of experience designing and delivering leadership curriculum in a wide range of settings.

As a program manager, educator, cross-country and track coach, and outdoor trip leader Kim has built a career that reflects her strong commitment to empowering young people to bring out the best in themselves. Kim began her career as an educator leading 40-day adventure leadership trips in Alaska and after several years as an outdoor educator, Kim took her experiential education expertise into the classroom to teach Social Studies and Humanities in public high schools. Kim holds a BA in History and Political Science from Northwestern University and a MA in Education from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Although a Chicago native, Kim spent most of her adult life in California before relocating to Colorado 12 years ago. Kim has a strong sense of social justice and is deeply committed to incorporating character education into her academic curriculum. As an avid trail runner and ultra-marathoner, Kim is always on the search for her next big run. She is happiest while exploring natural spaces near her mountain home in Conifer, CO with her husband, two young sons, and their dogs Rodeo and Ruby.

  • When: Tue Jan. 15
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Address: 1400 Stover Street
    Fort Collins CO,US 80524

  • Web: Visit Website