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2nd Annual Girls in Government Day Registration Deadline
March 29, 2019
2nd Annual Girls in Government Day teaches young ladies to use their voice and become leaders in policy and more.
The 2nd Annual Girls in Government Day is a half day event on Saturday, May 18th where young women will experience what it’s like to serve on City Council and explore other careers within local government. They’ll meet other future leaders and participate in interactive games that will put them in decision-making positions.
The 2nd Annual Girls in Government Day is for girls ages 8 to 18. To participate, each person must submit an application. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 29. To learn more information, call Tamaya Dennard’s office at 513-352-5205.
The location will be released by email once the participant has been accepted into the program. This will happen about 2 – 3 weeks after the application is received. Please note that only the first 40 girls in each age group (8-11, 12-14, 15-18) will be accepted.
About Tamaya Dennard
Tamaya Dennard was born and raised in Cincinnati. She is a proud product of Cincinnati Public Schools, more specifically Aiken High School. She attended the Toulouse School of Business in France (École Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse) and later graduated from the University of Cincinnati – Carl H. Lindner College of Business with a degree in International Business.
Tamaya’s innovative thinking around engagement led her to a successful career as a political strategist and eventually to successfully pursue public office. Her passion for people, inclusion and social justice made advocacy her occupation. Writing policy and legislation to assist the underserved community and her desire to see more women in politics led her to being a sought after speaker in high schools and on college campuses throughout the State of Ohio. Tamaya has been a featured speaker for Elect Her and the Ohio Diversity Conference Women’s Conference. She is also a TEDx speaker.
In addition to being a Cincinnati City Councilwoman, Tamaya is currently working as an innovation specialist with Design Impact, a non-profit social innovation design firm located here in Cincinnati. In 2014, she was named one of the Forty Under 40 Leaders to Watch in Cincinnati by the Cincinnati Business Courier and in 2017, Tamaya received the Affirmed Award from the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio. In 2018, Tamaya received the NAACP Theodore M. Berry Award.