April 26-27, 2019 at the Breslin Center


Registration for the 2019 empowHER Leadership Retreat will open to the public on January 31.


While we finalize all of the details for the 2019 Retreat, we couldn’t wait to announce this year’s keynote speaker!


Amp Up Your Success: How to Live Your Life OUT L.O.U.D.

Description: This dynamic and interactive program includes practical exercises that inspire and empower teen girls to make positive changes that will have a lasting impact. Mimi helps attendees discover how to properly set goals, own their personal power, embrace their uniqueness and build long lasting self-esteem and self-acceptance from within.

Presenter Bio: Mimi Brown helps individuals and organizations AMP UP the volume in their lives. Empowering people and helping them lead with their authentic voice, are just a small part of Mimi’s mission.


She mentors with passion, as she guides her clients to effectively strengthen and elevate their leadership vision to new heights. With over ten years of corporate training experience, Mimi knows how to rock a platform, connect with a crowd, and provide a level of training that will truly maximize her audience member’s potential.


Mimi’s sense of humor is known to have the crowd laughing out of their seats. Mimi’s honors include being recognized as one of Michigan Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40, Ms. Michigan Plus America 2015, and a contestant on NBC’s, The Biggest Loser. When not speaking, Mimi can be found creating delicious meals with chef and hubby, Mr. Brown, and bribing her snobby cats Kitty Brown & Macey Gray with treats in exchange for snuggles.




Please note: This event spans two days, but there is no overnight portion to the program. Girls are to be picked up at the end of Friday's events and brought back to the Breslin Center Saturday morning.


Also: Due to the growth of our program, girls will follow a grade-level track in the concurrent sessions on Friday and Saturday. For example, fourth-graders may attend the bullying session Friday evening and the nutrition session Saturday morning, while fifth-graders attend nutrition Friday evening and bullying Saturday morning. Background checks and training are required for all volunteers, adults and presenters for empowHER.

Tel: 123-456-7890

Breslin Center

534 Birch Road

East Lansing, MI 48824


(517) 353-2169

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