Reading, PA – To celebrate Women’s History Month, three women-run organizations in Berks County — The Junior League of Reading, VOiCEup Berks, and Girls on the Run Berks — are bringing nationally-renowned speaker Vicki Floyd Clark to Reading for a series of inspiring talks to women, youth, and local nonprofit and corporate leaders.
Vicki Clark has devoted the past 30 years of her life to building capacity in organizations and inspiring community and business leaders. A noted speaker, facilitator, consultant and trainer, she has extensive experience in the nonprofit, government and private sectors. Her work includes numerous specialty areas: board development, inclusion and diversity, leadership development, strategic planning, project planning, membership engagement, volunteer resource development, and effective communication. Each year she speaks to thousands of community and business leaders and has made presentations in 49 of the 50 United States. Her international experience includes engagements in England, Russia, Canada and Venezuela.
Vicki will be presenting “The 11 Commandments of Wildly Successful Women” at a women2women lunch on Wednesday March 13th at the Inn at Reading. Following that presentation Vicki will inspire students at Reading High School with a presentation on “Setting Goals for Your Future.” Finally, at a breakfast meeting at the Inn at Reading on Thursday, March 14, Vicki will speak to nonprofit and community leaders about “The Collaboration Imperative.” Tickets for this event, which is additionally sponsored by Fulton Bank, can be purchased at: http://bit.ly/CollabImp.
This collaboration among The Junior League of Reading, VOiCEup Berks and Girls on the Run Berks, is aimed at building individual potential and improving our community. The presentations are intended to inspire women to become the best version of themselves, inspire youth to improve their future, and inspire greater collaboration among local organizations that seek to improve the welfare of individuals throughout Berks County.
The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc., founded in 1923, is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. For more information contact The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. at 610-374-9811 or visit our website at www.jlreading.org.
VOiCEup Berks, a fund of Berks County Community Foundation and an affiliate of Youth Volunteer Corps, is a local organization dedicated to connecting all sectors of Berks County to volunteer opportunities through service learning. Formed in 2015, VOiCEup is the collaborative effort of a group of experienced volunteers who are committed to the power of service. For more information, please visit www.voiceupberks.org.
Girls on the Run Berks County is an independent Council of Girls on the Run International. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development program for 3rd-8th grade girls. Participants develop and improve competence, feel confidence in who they are, develop strength of character, respond to others and oneself with care, create positive connections with peers and adults and make a meaningful contribution to community and society. For more information, visit www.gotrberks.org.