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HS Girl Power Event

YWLA hosted The West Texas Girl Powered Conference “Forging the Future” on October 20, 2023 from 10:30am to 1:00pm at the Gym. This activity was intended to promote girls in STEM. All students at YWLA grades 9-12 participated in the activities, along with other El Paso area high school girls.

Activities featured:

  • University Booths
  • Western Tech 
  • Rice University
  • Kettering University
  • NMSU Engineering
  • Women in Architecture
  • UTEP Pharmacy
  • Various Organization Booths

The Girl Powered Conference provides workshops, booths, and presentations with fun activities to ensure women gain confidence by creating a supportive environment. Where no matter the context, girls can say "I BELONG HERE!" We want El Paso Area girls to see this event that is 100% organized by an ALL GIRLS TEAM for the young girls in our community.

Schedule Outline:
10:30 am - 10:50 am ~ Keynote Speaker
10:55 am - 12:50 pm ~ Presentations
12:55 pm - 1:00pm    ~ Closing & Giveaways