International Day of the Girl Child STEM Sheroes

On Monday, October 9, 2023 Sanicle filmed a video raising awareness for girls entering the STEAM space and for advocacy of their menstrual health in Tulsa Oklahoma at the Hut at Engine Room’s Boxing Gym.

Speakers in No Specific Order:

  1. Hawa Taylor Kamara Diallo – Civil Society, United Nations
  2. Tyrance Billingsley – CEO, Black Tech Street
  3. Cordney “Mac Woods” McClain – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging Practitioner
  4. Ray’Chel Wilson, CFEI – For Our Last Names – Financial Education
  5. Chaste Inegbedion – CPO, Sanicle
  6. Premadonna Braddick, LPC, Soaring Eagles Youth and Family Services
  7. Damali Wilson – COO, World Won Development
  8. Dr. Runako Whittaker – Pediatrician, Westview Medical Center
  9. Dr. Carmen McNeil – CEO, Period of Empowerment

Photos by Mark Bennett

Highlights of the Event:

  • This video inspires girls to choose the right career paths, understand their unique personalities, and maintain focus to reach their desired heights. Emphasis will be placed on academic excellence, complemented by following their passions.
  • The girls were challenged to dream big, believe in themselves, and strive for success in their future endeavors while actively contributing to their communities.
  • Tulsa STEM Alliance provided educational materials

Event Impact:

By fostering a sense of belonging, empowerment, and leadership, it positions the girls for future opportunities and personal growth. The event aims to instill in them the importance of self-dependence, critical thinking for their future, and making informed career choices. Moreover, it will equip them with emotional stability, empowering them to positively impact their immediate communities and beyond.

Event Theme: SHE-RO-ES: Empowering Girls to Soar Higher

About the Event:

“SHE-RO-ES,” an empowering event aimed at celebrating the potential and strength of girls in our community. This video is a source of inspiration that focuses on empowering young girls to become confident, capable, and ambitious individuals. SHE-RO-ES also shines a spotlight on influential women from various fields, fostering a sense of sisterhood and encouraging girls to unleash their true potential.

  • Empowerment and Self-Confidence: SHE-RO-ES aims to instill a sense of empowerment and self-confidence in young girls. Through inspiring stories and motivational talks, they will realize their worth and potential to achieve greatness.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: The event will provide an opportunity for girls to connect with experienced mentors who can offer guidance and advice on various aspects of life, including education, career, and personal growth.
  • Awareness of Role Models: By highlighting influential women as role models, SHE-RO-ES will encourage young girls to envision themselves in positions of leadership and influence, motivating them to strive for their dreams.
  • Promotion of STEAM: (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) will ignite interest and curiosity among girls about these fields, encouraging them to pursue careers in STEAM-related industries.
  • The event leaves the girls inspired and motivated to make a difference in their lives and the world around them.

SHE-RO-ES, is more than just an event; it’s a movement to empower girls to soar higher and embrace their unique abilities fearlessly. Through mentorship, inspiring stories, and a celebration of female excellence, we aim to ignite the flame of ambition in every girl present, encouraging them to become the SHE-RO-ES of tomorrow.


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