Growth Today for Greatness Tomorrow
Together, we’re planting the seeds
to grow a prosperous future for girls
Learn more about this year’s Expo event and the promise of a brighter future for the next generation of women.
Our Speaker: Lyn Sisson-Talbert
About Lyn Sisson-Talbert
Lyn Sisson-Talbert stands tall as one of the most accomplished female producers in Hollywood and the guiding force behind top grossing original projects for film, stage, and literature. Sisson-Talbert produced Netflix’s first original live-action musical Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey and authored the Jingle Jangle book series, including The Square Root of Possible, Jingle Jangle: The Invention of Jeronicus Jangle, and The Perfect Gift: A Jingle Jangle Story. Following the film’s release, Sisson-Talbert inked a first-look film deal with Netflix launching Golden Alchemy Entertainment alongside her husband. Sisson-Talbert’s other film producing credits include Fox Searchlight’s Baggage Claim and Universal’s Almost Christmas, both of which opened as the #1 Comedy in America.
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Girls' Session Descriptions
Parent Session Descriptions
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Workshop Descriptions – Expo 2021
#It’s What I Bring to the Table
Session Objective: To recognize what “skills and attributes” I have as a young lady.
Session Objective: To recognize I have the equation of possible inside of me!
What’s my equation?: Knowing My Skills and Attributes! – In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a self discovery activity about their own unique attributes and create their own guidebook of possibilities!
#It’s Social Advocating for Me
Session Objective: Identify ways to readjust and build community after COVID-19
Session Objective: Recognize what triggers social anxiety
Session Objective: Employ tools on “how” to find resources and not be ashamed for self advocating
This session will allow young ladies to think about ways to adjust and build community after COVID-19, recognize what triggers them and how young girls can best manage the anxiety. In addition, participants will be able to have a safe space to open up and share personal perspectives of anxiety and understand it’s okay to advocate for themselves.
Session Objective: To support all participants in an awareness of physical activities and a little fun!!
TikTok Challenge Issued- Let’s get physical and figure out who has the moves!
Session Objective: To empower future female leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math in Forsyth County.
Session Objective: To highlight the idea of inventions in conjunction with Jingle Jangle
Session Objective: Break down barriers to STEM education and to spark new ideas within diverse communities.
This session will allow girls to have a conversation with an experienced scientist skilled in biochemistry and nano-material analyses. Candice holds a PHD in chemistry from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Girls will participate in some science experiments.
Calling all Parents!… Life is a Balancing Act!
Do you ever feel like there is not enough time to do all of the things you have to do and no time at all for the things you enjoy? If so, you are not alone. In this session, parents will discuss the challenges of “trying to do it all or trying to become all things to all people”.
Session objective: To learn strategies to bolster resilience.
Session objective: To learn strategies to improve health and wellness, as well as strengthen relationships.
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“At the Expo, I learned a lot about how to take care of myself, especially my wellness and planning for my future.”
– LEAD Girls 2020 Expo Participant
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