On May 5, 2018, over 100 young girls across Massachusetts will be taking part in the 3rd Annual Youth Leadership Symposium “Stay Woke and S.E.E.E.” at the KIPP Academy Boston Middle School, 37 Babson St, Mattapan, MA 02126.

The 3rd Annual Youth Leadership Symposium is an all-day event full of personal and professional development workshops that encourages conversation, networking, and team building activities for Middle and High School students. M.O.V.E., Inc. has also invited parents to take part in the workshops.

Our speakers are career driven professionals who will share stories, teach skills, and help students find the inner confidence to succeed.

All participants will leave the symposium feeling inspired and motivated with a great sense on how they want to MOVE forward in life.


Featuring Keynote Speaker


Taylor Moxey is an internationally known entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist who turned a forty dollar loan from her parents into a growing empire known as Taylor Moxey, Inc. Under the Taylor Moxey Enterprise, she owns a cupcake company (Taylor the Chef), an inspirational best selling book (The Adventures of Taylor the Chef), a line of motivational daily mantra cards using a play on her last name, affectionally calling them (“Moxivation Cards”). Taylor Moxey also created a foundation to inspire the young generation to become social entrepreneurs using education, empowerment, and endowment.

and Including

Kimberly Zouzoua
“The Art of Networking: You’re Never Too Young to Start”
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Georgette Pierre
“Create No Matter What….The Year of the Glow UP!”
Berlhey Narcisse
“Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable”
Bernadine Desanges
“Girl Power Journey: Embracing the Girl that You Are Today to Love the Woman You’ll Become Tomorrow”
Joyce Marie
“Overcoming Peer, Media, and Self-imposed Pressure as a Young Girl”
Katia Powell
“#LevelUP Your Nutrition and Wellness”
Ayanna Crawford
“It’s Your Turn, TAKE THE MIC!”
Patricia Timmons
“Share, Like, Snap, Tweet: A Discussions on Online Branding and Social Media Theft”
Liz Miranda
“Tell Them We Are Rising: The Power of Youth”
TiElla Grimes
Educate. Inspire. Transform: How Media Literacy Promotes Critical Thinking & Informed Decision-Making Skills”
Irvienne Goldson
“Parents Matter!”
(Parent’s Workshop)

Rosa Berguite
“Today I Resolve To: Take Care of Me!”
(Parent’s Workshop)
Melanie Kirkland
“Balancing It All: Putting First Things First”
(Parent’s Workshop)