Girl Talk

A Free Virtual Series for Parents

In each session, Girl Talk: Conversations for Parents invites a panel of voices to explore issues and ideas related to raising school-aged daughters.

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Looking to raise a daughter who is not only armed with confidence but who steps up ready to make a positive change in the world? Tune out the noise and tune in to Girl Talk: Conversations for Parents, a virtual series from The Ellis School. 

Girl Talk provides parents with a digital meeting space to hear from educators and experts who are versed in supporting girls to become bold, authentic, and intellectually vibrant changemakers. Gain practical skills that will make you feel more confident and engaged as a parent in this virtual series from The Ellis School.

From responsible social media use to community engagement, no topic is too big or small. These easy-to-access discussions will provide helpful resources and applicable strategies on how parents can raise girls who work collaboratively, ask questions, and pursue their dreams. 

 

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STEM for Changemaking: Inspiring the Next Generation       

In this virtual session, two Ellis alumna speak to their experiences in their respective career fields and share the work they're doing to close the gender gap in STEM.

This panel is recommended for families with children of all ages.

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Wintertime Wonder

Wintertime Wonder: Finding Creativity and Joy in the Everyday

In this virtual session, panelists reflect on the ways parents can use art to inspire imagination at home. Learn about the important role creativity plays in all stages of child development and how you can nurture your child’s mind and body without making a special trip to the store. 

This panel is recommended for families with daughters in elementary and middle school.

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Tech for Good

Tech for Good: Encouraging Responsible Use in the Digital Age

 In this virtual session, panelists offer insight into the concerns, challenges, and advantages of media literacy in our contemporary world and how young people are using tech today.

This panel is recommended for families with children of all ages.

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Change Starts Where You Are

Change Starts Where You Are: Engaging in Your Community       

In this virtual session, panelists reflect on the ways they support girls of all ages in taking an active role in their community to create positive change. Learn more about why engaging in the community empowers girls and how to support your daughter’s participation.

This panel is recommended for families with children of all ages.

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Close Connection in Distant Times

Close Connection in Distant Times: Fostering Strong Relationships

In this virtual session, you'll learn about the power of relationships and how girls can develop uniquely strong bonds that provide mentorship and support that last a lifetime. 

This panel is recommended for families with daughters in elementary and middle school.

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