Girls Take Charge
9am to 3pm
July 9th - July 13th
-Rising 7th - 9th Grade Girls as of summer 2018
(currently 6th - 8th graders)
Welcome to the Boston Area Girls Take Charge
Please review the information below to learn more about what to expect during the week! We are looking forward to a fun and meaingful week.
Remember, each year we change about 75% curriculum so our returners can enjoy new activities as well as see how they have grown in some of the program's favorite activities. Each week is the same program. Content does not vary each week.
GTC Program Overview
Regional Program Manager, Boston, MA
Morgan Baum is a masters student at Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City. She is halfway through the Comparative and International Education program and is passionate about discovering the connection between culture and education. Prior to Teachers College Morgan was at Skidmore College studying Psychology and Education. She loved her experience as a student teacher in a 5th grade classroom and has worked with many diverse population since then.
Morgan is excited to be a part of the Girls Take Charge team and looks forward to bringing her experience as a cultural education facilitator to the program. During the school year Morgan works at a non-profit organization that connects students with international college students. Through working with international college students to develop lessons, leading classroom discussions, and developing new program curriculum she has refined her skills in creating an environment that not only empowers students, but allows them to see the world from new perspectives.
When not studying or working, you can find Morgan at the yoga studio, spending time with her friends and family, searching for new foods, or traveling anywhere she can get a plane ticket to.
Motto to live by:
“Plans are useless, planning is indispensable” -Dwight D Eisenhower