NW Girls Coalition hosting event about ‘mean girls’ November 10

The Lake Washington Girls Middle School will host an event November 10 about promoting healthy relationships among adolescent girls. Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee of Seattle Girls School will speak at the event, which starts at 6 p.m.

The event is put on by the Northwest Girls Coalition, which is a networking and education group for “members of the girl-serving community.”

From the CDN event post:

Join the Northwest Girls Coalition for a special upcoming Supporting Girls in the Teen Years event…
Sugar and Spice But Not Always Nice: Gender, Bias, and Aggression in Adolescent Girls
A talk with Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee

Odd Girls Out. Queen Bees. Girl Bullying. When did we lose our sweet little girls? Examine the cross-section of socio-emotional development, gender bias, and adolescence in the emergence of the “Mean Girl” phenomenon. What can we do as parents, educators, and supporters to promote healthy relationship among girls?

November 10, 6–8pm
Hosted by Lake Washington Girls Middle School
810 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Register today!
Free for NWGC members
$7 suggested donation for non-members.
If paying at the door, please bring cash or check payable to NWGC.

Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee is a faculty member at Seattle Girls School, as well as an experienced educator and diversity consultant whose passion and expertise ranges from science and ethics for middle school students, gender equity in STEM education, cross-cultural communication, gender bias, relational aggression, identity development, anti-bullying, brain and learning, and more. Driven toward empowering youth to make a better future for themselves and their communities, and at the same time working with adults to help create inclusive communities that will help empower youth of all races, ethnic origins, genders, abilities, sexual orientations, and other identities.

Organizations Rosetta has worked with include the Junior League, Washington State Association for Multicultural Education, Seattle Public Utilities, and numerous nonprofits and schools. She has served several years on the faculty of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Summer Diversity Institute, as well as its diversity think-tank cadre, Call to Action.

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