Nationally recognized catalyst-for-change, Tiffany Dufu, to present on women's empowerment
April 23, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore (BHGH Baltimore) invites community members, media and businesses to attend its 3rd annual "Hearts and Hope" event, an evening of community building and women's empowerment. LeanIn.org Launch Team member and Levo League Chief Leadership Officer, Tiffany Dufu, will keynote this year's event, presenting inspirational stories and leadership practices.
The evening will celebrate the first Girls Hope Scholar, featured on the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition documentary in 2010, who will graduate from high school this summer and plans to attend college in the Fall. She is the first BHGH scholar from the Girl's House to graduate.
WHAT: The 3nd Annual "Hearts and Hope: Empower the Woman Within" Fundraiser
WHEN: Thursday, May 1, 2014
5 p.m. VIP Cocktails and Networking
6-8 p.m. General Admission and Main Event Featuring Tiffany Dufu
WHERE: Vollmer Center at Cylburn Arboretum
4915 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
The event features a silent auction with items such as a family vacation to Disney World, handmade jewelry, luxury handbags, experience packages, and other exciting items.
Aerotek, a leading provider of recruiting and staffing services, and TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services, will serve as the event's premiere sponsors. "Women in leadership is a key focus as we look to identify and advance top talent into our management pipeline," said Tanya Axenson, vice president of human resources at Aerotek. "We are proud to partner with Boys Hope Girls Hope Baltimore in its efforts to provide the support and tools these young women need to thrive in academia and their future careers," added Faith Johnson, vice president of human resources for TEKsystems.
Other sponsors include Brown Advisory, Career Builder, M & T Bank, Valstone Partners, and Legg Mason.