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DOH-Putnam - Girls CAN

May 22, 2020

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Girls Can Group


Palatka, Fla. - DOH-Putnam, The St. Johns River State College, Putnam County School District and a collaborative partnership between local community and women business leaders committed to empower young women to take charge of their future. "Girls CAN" a countywide initiative where female students gather for a day of empowerment.

Strong and successful women of varying backgrounds and education levels provide the inspiration needed for this mission, including women representing law, medicine, science, engineering, manufacturing, health and human services, art and entertainment, public service, environmental protection, agriculture, banking, insurance and entrepreneurship.

This is designed to serve as a catalyst for career exploration and positive connections for teens throughout Putnam County. Participants connected with more than 80 remarkable women and experience how their unique paths, personal challenges, professional roles and service to society are carving pathways for tomorrow's visionaries and trailblazers.

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