State Senator Nellie Pou (D-35 ) was a keynote speaker at THE 1ST ANNUAL TEEN GIRLS LEADERSHIP AND SUCCESS SUMMIT held recently at Oasis in Paterson NJ. Photographed (l) with Jen Brady, Executive Director of Oasis and Judy Chapman, Founder of Garden State Woman Education Foundation and co-sponsor of the event, Senator Pou addressed the seventy young woman who had arrived at 8 am on a beautiful Saturday morning. She explained how she was making a difference for her constituents and that one person can be a difference maker.
Kaity Rodriguez, MSW, Founder and Executive Director of The Role Model Group and former Miss New Jersey USA, delivered an impactful message about the importance of perseverance. Thru a vivid example, she demonstrated that no matter how often they might get pushed down, they still had value.
The luncheon speaker was Beverly Williams, an Employment and Labor Law Attorney, Lecturer and Author of “Get the Job Done”. She shared tips on career readiness topics such as networking, personal branding and personal appearance.