May 14, 2021
Manuel H. Gallegos Young Women’s Leadership Conference 2021
Over 180 young women from Harris County and South Texas participated in the 19th annual Manuel H. Gallegos Young Women’s Leadership Conference, held virtually on Friday, May 14.
The free conference, hosted for the first time by Harris County Department of Education and organized by Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Dr. Jesús Amezcua and CASE for Kids, empowers young girls to seek leadership positions in professional environments.
“We did not have a conference last year due to Covid, but we were determined to continue this conference,” said Amezcua. “I think it’s important to provide an opportunity for students to participate in leadership activities, network, and see examples of successful community members that can be someone they can look up to and follow their path.”...