* Raising Resilient Girls: a How To Guide | Mon 25 Nov 7pm Townsend School St Albans

Raising Resilient Girls: a ‘How To’ Guide – Mon 25 November 7pm to 9pm

St Albans Soroptimists and motivational speaker Dr Kathy Weston invite you to a talk on girls’ mental health and resilience.

 Townsend School, High Oaks, St Albans, AL3 6DR

The talk will cover themes such as: the current state of girls’ mental health, the mechanics of resilience, how anxiety needs to be talked about and managed, positive strategies within family life to build resilience and the role of digital technology in girls’ resilience.

There will be plenty of time for questions from the audience.



About the speaker: Dr Kathy Weston is one of the top motivational speakers in the country on evidence-based approaches to parenting, family life and education. She is the co-author of “Engaging Parents”, a regular expert guest on BBC radio and produces a podcast series for teachers and parents called “Get a Grip”. Read more about her work here: www.drkathyweston.com

For background you can listen to this 11 July episode “Generation Anxious” – part of the Radio 4’s “Bringing Up Britain”. This episode includes Kathy Weston as an expert guest. The programme explores what happens in the lives of children to make them more anxious and what parents can do to help. www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006l8q

Price £10 pp please book online via Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/raising-resilient-girls-a-how-to-guide-tickets-65783525295

All welcome – bookings as above and for more information please click on “Contact Us” on this website or email sistalbans@hotmail.com

All profits will go to the two main charities being supported by Soroptimist International St Albans & District this year – Herts Rape Crisis – www.hertsrapecrisis.org.uk and the St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge www.sahwr.org.uk 

Please download this flyer to promote this important event further  Flyer Resilient Girls 25 Nov 19 v2

The 25th November is an important date for Soroptimists all around the world – it is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and it marks the launch of 16 days of activism that will conclude on 10 December, International Human Rights Day.

This year Soroptimists thoughout the Federation of Great Britain and Ireland www.sigbi.org  have had a focus on women and girls’ mental health #SoroptimistsThinkOnIt