Upcoming Mom*-Daughter Workshops

Stay tuned to this page for upcoming public workshops! 

February 9 - Stronger Together! at Miss Porter's School's Porters Leads Annual Conference
FOR: Moms* and girls (Grades 5 - 9)
WHERE: Miss Porter’s School, Farmington, Connecticut
WHEN: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER AT: https://www.porters.org/page/apply/porters-leads/annual-conference

Each year, Miss Porter’s School hosts an annual conference on a seminal topic critical to the development of future leaders.  This year Moms as Mentors' mother/daughter programs foster confidence, leadership and the mom/daughter bond through engaging activities that promote teamwork, communication and mutual understanding. Stronger Together!, a program for moms (or other adult caregivers) and middle school girls, emphasizes body positivity and media literacy while creating meaningful, memorable moments for both moms and girls.
*Any adult with an important girl in their life is welcome to attend.

Are you interested in participating in one of our programs with a community or school group! We run private/custom programs that can be scheduled at a time and place that's convenient for you. Learn about our private programs by clicking HERE or email Leslie Coles at lcoles@momsasmentors.org with any questions.

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Upcoming Parent Workshops

January 10, 2018 - How Moms (and other Caregivers) Can Promote a Healthy Body Image for Girls
FOR: Moms* of girls (0 through 18)
WHERE: Wellesley Community Center, Wellesley, MA
WHEN: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
REGISTER: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

This interactive workshop will look at the prevalence, consequences and causes of negative body image for girls and then focus on practical ways to promote a healthy body image for the girls in your lives. This session is geared towards moms who have daughters up to age 18 but any adult caregiver of girls are welcome to attend. Participants will leave with take-home resources and tips to promote a healthy body image for girls.

This workshop will be led by Linda Lin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at Emmanuel College. Linda is a clinical psychologist who has a special focus on health behaviors (e.g. eating disorders, obesity, exercise, smoking). Her research centers on body image and she is passionate about helping women fight a culture that objectifies them and uses beauty/thinness as a measure of women’s value.  

Need-based financial scholarships are available. Please email Leslie Coles at lcoles@momsasmentors.org for more information. 

February 9 - How Moms (and other Caregivers) Can Promote a Healthy Body Image for Girls at Miss Porter's School's Porters Leads Annual Conference
FOR: Moms and caregivers of girls (0 through 18)
WHERE: Miss Porter’s School, Farmington, Connecticut
WHEN: 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER AT: https://www.porters.org/page/apply/porters-leads/annual-conference

Each year, Miss Porter’s School hosts an annual conference on a seminal topic critical to the development of future leaders.  This year, we will present this interactive workshop that looks at the prevalence, consequences and causes of negative body image for girls and practical ways moms and caregivers to promote a healthy body image for the girls in their lives. This session is geared towards moms who have daughters up to age 18 but any adult caregiver of girls are welcome to attend. Participants will leave with take-home resources and tips to promote a healthy body image for girls.

This workshop will be led by Linda Lin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at Emmanuel College. Linda is a clinical psychologist who has a special focus on health behaviors (e.g. eating disorders, obesity, exercise, smoking). Her research centers on body image and she is passionate about helping women fight a culture that objectifies them and uses beauty/thinness as a measure of women’s value.  

Are you interested in participating in one of our programs with a community or school group! We run private/custom programs that can be scheduled at a time and place that's convenient for you. Learn about our private programs by clicking HERE or email Leslie Coles at lcoles@momsasmentors.org with any questions.