Fifty-Fifty Leadership Circle to Host Empowerment Tea for Teen Girls

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Program to Address Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Needs of Today’s Youth

FONTANA, CALIF. (May 20, 2013) – Fifty-Fifty Leadership Circle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to promoting women’s equal leadership, is hosting an empowerment tea for teen girls on Sunday, June 2 in Fontana.  The tea will feature guest speakers providing financial literacy education, career guidance, and instruction on Internet safety, including how to interact with tact while online.  The tea will also include complimentary hair and make-up demonstrations and a live fashion show featuring designs by Krys Thomas, a 25-year-old full-time designer and student who will teach the young women how to dress for success as they transition from high school to college and into their chosen career fields.

“Our vision is to see young women empowered with the tools they need to thrive in every area of life,” said Kathi Johnson, program coordinator and a member of Fifty-Fifty Leadership.  “As professionals, I believe we have the responsibility of educating the next generation of women to make wise choices concerning their future,” said Johnson.

The tea will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the estate of KathiLena Johnson.  Guest speakers and program sponsors include, Krys Thomas, fashion designer; Roger Ortiz-Castro, professional make-up artist for My Beauty Mark Cosmetics and Make-Up Academy; Azusa Pacific Dance Company; Cita Longsworth , MBA, Leadership and Management, University of La Verne; Kimberly Douglas, branch manager, Southern California Edison Credit Union; Monique Stennis, digital marketing specialist for Inter Valley Health Plan; and Sheri Stuart, executive director of OneNation Media Services, Inc.

The tea is free to attend however registration is required. To register, please call (909)538-1380.

About Fifty-Fifty Leadership Circle

Fifty-Fifty Leadership Circle is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting women’s equal leadership.  Established in 1996, the mission of 50/50 Leadership is to empower women as leaders and to transform the culture within which we live to one that naturally includes women on an equal basis in the selection of leaders.