Four Scholarships Awarded at STEM-Focused Program for nearly 100 High School Girls from DeLaSalle, Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy, Ewing Marion Kauffman School, and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy.
Kansas City, Mo. (November 9, 2023)— The Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Forum was held this week., providing an exclusive opportunity for high school girls grades 9-12 with a passion for STEM and a desire to learn from successful women in the community. This event is intended to inspire students on the topics of career choices, entrepreneurship, leadership, and financial literacy.
The following Kansas City non-profit and for-profit women business leaders served as panelists, mentors and/or committee members:
At the conclusion of the event, four students were awarded scholarships to attend the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration & Conference in Orlando, Florida in April, 2024, for networking, workshops, and leadership training with women entrepreneurs. These students were selected by school leaders out of the nearly 100 girls that attended from DeLaSalle, Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy, Ewing Marion Kauffman School, and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy.
Kansas City’s first annual Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Forum was sponsored by EAG Advertising & Marketing and WWMB 2018, NAWBO Kansas City, ECCO Select, Lucas Commercial Flooring, and Show Me KC Schools, in coordination with the Young Enterprising Women Foundation and Institute of Consumer Money Management.
About Enterprising Women Foundation
The Enterprising Women Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization and sister organization of Enterprising Women magazine, is hosting a series of mentoring events around the U.S. to connect outstanding high school girls with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) with outstanding women entrepreneurs in their local community. Learn more at https://www.enterprisingwomenfoundation.org/.
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