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Who We Are

MoCo EmpowHER is a leadership organization for students of Montgomery County committed to establishing a safe, vibrant, and close-knit community for young women to unlock their full potential. We provide a safe space for open dialogue about women's issues, leadership development opportunities for young women, opportunities for female leaders to explore various career options, and advocacy networks for female leaders. 

With our guest speakers Andrea Jarrell, Suzan Jenkins, and Leena Jayaswal (from left) at our Women in the Arts meeting!

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Practicing our moves at our Free Girls Self-Defense class in December 2019!
Practicing our moves at our Free Girls Self-Defense class in December 2019!

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Former SMOB Ananya Tadikonda and the MoCo EmpowHER team

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With our guest speakers Andrea Jarrell, Suzan Jenkins, and Leena Jayaswal (from left) at our Women in the Arts meeting!

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Women in Journalism

Join us on Tuesday, September 21 from 6:00-7:30 P.M. for a virtual event featuring female panelists with diverse careers from investigative to digital journalism and an interactive activity that utilizes interviewing skills which participants will learn during the event. This is event is free to all MCPS students who are interested in pursing a career in journalism or who want to learn more about the process of news cultivation and release!

To register for this event,

EMPOWHER IS BACK!

Our new 2021-2022 Board of Directors and Media Team met to plan MoCo EmpowHER's events this year!  To view the new event schedule, click here.

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Upcoming Events

  • Women in Journalism
    ZOOM Conference
    Sep 21, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    ZOOM Conference
  • Women in Higher Education and College Application Workshop
    ZOOM Conference
    Oct 19, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    ZOOM Conference
  • Halloween Movie Night
    ZOOM Conference
    Oct 31, 8:00 PM – Nov 01, 10:00 PM
    ZOOM Conference
  • Small Business Fundraising Fair
    Location is TBD
    Nov 16, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
  • Open Mic Night and Art Gallery Walkthrough
    Location is TBD
    Dec 07, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
  • Holiday Movie Night
    ZOOM Conference
    Dec 22, 8:00 PM – Dec 23, 11:00 PM
    ZOOM Conference

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