2017 Dream It Be It Conference for high school girls – October 7

The October 7th DREAM IT BE IT conference was presented by Soroptimist International of Simi Valley in conjunction with the following Soroptimist International clubs:

  • SI of The Conejo
  • SI of Fillmore
  • SI of San Fernando

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams.

FREE registration was offered to high school girls!

There were 50 inspiring women from our community who provided hands-on workshops, mentoring and fun!!

Opening Speaker: Tobi Jo Greene, Founder of Girls Empowerment Workshop

Breakouts Sessions:
* Turning Failure into Success: Ashley Chelonis, Ventura County Community College District
* Rising Above Obstacles: Christa Estrada, Community Pregnancy Center & Kathryn Hawkins, Interface
* Balancing Stress: Emily Bartholomew, Art Psychology Student
* Putting Dreams into Action: Devin Markle, Mindset Development
* Overcoming Financial Barriers to Success:Kristin Tignac, Youth Employment Services & Heather McKay, Simi Valley High School Career Center Counselor

Free breakfast! Free lunch with mentorships! Raffle Prizes! SWAG Bags! And DIBI Shirts to hold on to your dream for years!

Members of SI of The Conejo provided lunch to all participants!