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Saturday, March 2, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Loyola Academy
1100 Laramie Avenue in Wilmette
The day begins in the McGrath Family Performing Arts Center

Theme: Find Your Path

The Young Women of Color Symposiumis a leadership conference for 6th–12th grade, self-identified young women of color in the Chicagoland area. In order to protect, support and empower young women of color, Francis W. Parker School and Loyola Academy have partnered to create a space for conversation, connection and community.

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Keynote Speaker

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  • Senite Barih '20

    2020 Loyola Academy alum and local singer, songwriter, musician, and business woman. Senite was featured in the "Arts to Watch" Spring/Summer 2022 list hosted by These Days Magazine. She was featured along with key outstanding artists in Chicago.

Previous Keynote Speakers

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  • Dr. Shirlene Obuobi

    Physician, cartoonist, and author
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  • Rosetta Lee

    Consultant, Educator and Activist in Seattle, Washington
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  • Sarah Culberson

    Sierra Leone Princess, Author, Humanitarian, Speaker
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  • Ruth Jurgensen

    CEO, Prep for Prep
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  • Mary Spio

    Deep Space Engineer and Founder, CEEK Virtual Reality
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