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Randolph Hollingsworth (she/her) Discussion

11th Annual Young Women LEAD Conference
Virtual Conference for Girls in Grades 9-12
October 21 or October 22, at 9:30 a.m. (EST)
Zoom link provided upon registration
Cost: FREE

High school girls across Kentucky are invited to attend this year’s Young Women LEAD Live Conference, Thursday, October 21 or Friday, October 22, 9:30 – noon (EST). The FREE conference is designed to inspire young women to believe in their qualities and strengths and to empower them to believe in a higher level of personal growth and development.

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This year’s virtual event will feature a slate of award-winning presenters, including Julie Marie Carrier, Monique Coleman, Ashley Eckstein, and Maryam and Nivaal Rehman as its keynote speakers. Carrier, a best-selling author and Emmy nominee, is recognized as the top coach for young women in the world by Leading Global Coaches/Thinkers 50. Actress Monique Coleman is most known for her role as Taylor McKessie in the High School Musical franchise and has also been named the first-ever United Nations Youth Champion. Ashley Eckstein is best known for her voice role as Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars and Founder of Her Universe. The Rehman sisters are twin activists, Disney filmmakers and students at the University of Toronto. 11Alive WXIA multimedia journalist Paola Suro will lead the discussions.

The Young Women LEAD conference has empowered more than 33,000 high school girls through 48 live events over the past decade. Presented by Toyota, the Young Women LEAD conference is free and open to all students.

In addition to NKU and Toyota, community partners include the Duke Energy Foundation and local SOAR participants, a leadership development program designed to help businesses develop their women for future leadership positions.

To learn more about the Young Women Lead Live! and to register, visit its website at