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August 10, 2019

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center - Rosemont, IL

 

Providing a space for girls to meet, interact with and learn from high profile women from various backgrounds, under one roof.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 PRESENTING SPONSOR:

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Our mission

Empowering Girls for Life is hosting their second annual convention Saturday, August 10 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The convention is designed for girls ages 7-17 to listen and be inspired by the stories of successful females from different industries, while also enjoying sponsorship booths. Empowering Girls for Life is a multifaceted, multimedia event featuring female leaders in athletics, business, entertainment and education.

We know that by giving these women a stage to educate, inform and develop the personal, social and athletic leadership necessary, that we’ll motivate and inspire everyone to help make the future a better place.

This one-day event will feature eight to ten speakers with two VIP sessions available after the morning and afternoon sessions, where the attendees will be able to meet, greet and get autographs from the speakers. The 2018 convention hosted Olympic gold medalists, Jennie Finch, Jessica Mendoza and Laurie Hernandez. As well as business women, entrepreneurs, educators and more.

Create the female leaders of tomorrow by empowering girls today!


Event Info

Experience the epic girls empowerment event that will leave you inspired! Learn more about our schedule, speakers, or book a hotel room for the event.

Tickets

Tickets to the 2019 Convention are FREE with required registration!
VIP passes are available for $20 at the door. Experience the event that will leave you inspired.

Sponsorship

Showcase support for the Empowering Girls for Life Convention with a tax-deductible sponsorship for this non-profit cause 501c3 organization.

 

Detailed Schedule

8AM Doors Open

9AM Jennie Finch & Natasha Watley


10AM Kate Drohan & Yvette Healy


11AM Alyssa Carson

Gold medal winning softball players. Both ladies are former All-Americans and won National Championships at their respective schools of Arizona and UCLA. Finch played for the Chicago Bandits and Watley played for the USSSA Pride.

Drohan is the head softball coach at Northwestern. Healy is the head softball coach at Wisconsin.

Carson is an astronaut trainee and the first person to complete the NASA Passport program. She is the youngest person to be accepted and graduate from the Advanced Possum Academy, officially making her certified to go to space and is earmarked to be on the first mission to Mars.

Noon - 1:30PM VIP SessioN
Come Meet & Take Photos with our speakers

1:30PM Kathrine Switzer #261


2:30PM Elana Meyers taylor

3:30PM Jennifer TyrrelL, Patricia Babcock-McGraw & Jodi Norgaard

Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entrant. She has won the New York Marathon and named Female Runner of the Decade and winner of the Billie Award for journalism. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2011 for creating a social revelation by empowering women around the world through running.

Three time Olympic medalist of the two woman bobsledder team in 2010, 2014 and 2018, with two silver medals and one bronze medal. She is a two time world champion. As of January 2019, Taylor was selected as the current president of the Women’s Sports Foundation. She has also served a six year term as athletic director on the USA Bobsled & Skeleton Board of Directors. Taylor attended George Washington University on a softball scholarship and played professionally for the Michigan Ice.


Tyrrell is the principal at Sandburg High School and former Division 1 softball player at Western Illinois. She is also a former high school All-American and national champion softball coach.
Babcock-McGraw is the sportswriter for the Daily Herald, color analyst for the Chicago Sky and analyst for the Big Ten Network. She is a former Division 1 basketball player at Northwestern and was inducted into the Indiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Norgaard is the founder of the award winning Go! Go! Go! Sports Girls Keynote speaker, entrepreneur, activist and consultant.

Sponsorship: An ideal way to show your support

Empowering Girls for Life is a multifaceted, multimedia event featuring female leaders in athletics, business, entertainment and education.

EGFL will provide a venue for girls ages 7 to 17 to meet and interact with high profile women with proven track records of success in their respective fields. EGFL will also help girls and their parents get a head start on important pre-college necessities, such as ACT/SAT testing, financial air opportunities, and the college selection process.

We know that by giving these women a stage to educate, inform and develop the personal, social and athletic leadership necessary, that we’ll motivate and inspire everyone to help make the future a better place. By participating as a conference sponsor, you’re demonstrating your corporate support for diversity and fairness to your employees. Also, providing valuable opportunities for community outreach and recruitment.

Create the female leaders of tomorrow by empowering girls today!

Presenting, Premier, Platinum & Gold Sponsorships available


 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 PRESENTING SPONSOR:

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Thank you to all of our sponsors:

 Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Booth

  • 10 x 10 booth

    *Each booth includes a draped table and two chairs; ballroom is already carpeted. Direct sales are permitted.

INVESTMENT PRIOR TO 3/31/19:

$950 per booth

INVESTMENT AFTER 3/31/19:

$1,250 per booth

Diamond Booth

  • 10 x 10 booth

  • Acknowledgement as sponsor in printed ad

  • Complimentary post-event attendee list

    *Each booth includes a draped table and two chairs; ballroom is already carpeted. Direct sales are permitted.

    $1,500

Event Info and Tickets

August 10th
8:00am - 5:00 pm

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 North River Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018

8AM
9AM
10AM
11AM

12-1:30PM

1:30PM
2:30PM
3:30PM

Doors Open
Jennie Finch & Natasha Watley
Kate Drohan & Yvette Healy
Alyssa Carson

VIP SEssion

Kathrine Switzer
Elana Meyers Taylor
Jennifer Tyrell, Patricia Babcock-McGraw
& Jodi NorGAARD

General Admission:
FREE with required registration

General admission tickets are free for everyone to listen to speakers and view the convention vendors.
Registration is required to enter the convention. Simply fill out the form below and hand it to the ticketing agent at the door.

VIP Passes: $20

VIP passes allow for one attendee to enter the VIP area to meet, greet and get autographs from the speakers at the convention. VIP guests given a free autograph card.

 

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Speaker Sessions

Our speaker sessions are designed to bring inspiring and successful women in front of your daughters, nieces, granddaughters and all of our young females attendees. These speakers share their individual journeys to becoming empowered women, as well as answer questions from the audience.
General admission tickets are free. Registration is required.

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VIP Sessions

VIP Sessions are a way for our attendees to meet and greet with our speakers, take pictures and get autographs. Attendees going to the VIP sessions get a free t-shirt and poster.

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exhibitors

Surrounding the Empowering Girls for Life stage, exhibitors are set up with booths for the attendees to visit. This is a special opportunity to get in front of our young female audience and their parents.

*To become an exhibitor, visit our Exhibit page above or reach out to: empoweringgirlsforlife@gmail.com

 

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