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For Immediate Release
Girls' Leadership retreat at MUW set for Oct. 3
By Jill D. O'Bryant
Mississippi University for Women will host the fifth annual Girls' Leadership Retreat on Oct. 3 for approximately 70 seventh grade girls from the Tupelo School District.
As part of the Tupelo School District's "School to
Career Grant," the participants, who are intellectually gifted students,
have been studying "Women in Leadership" for the past several weeks, and
"The day will be fun and interactive, yet instructional and inspirational," Bean said. "I like to think of the project as somewhat 'intergenerational' because the girls will be exposed to women leaders of all ages.
"This is an important event for MUW to sponsor because it parallels part of our mission to emphasize the leadership preparation of women."
Speakers for the program will include Dr. Bean and Dr.
Claudia A. Limbert, MUW's president. Topics will include "Understanding
Yourself and Interacting with Others," "Building Confidence," "Facing
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