Sunday, October 1 2017
10 AM – 5 PM

The Hive & Impact Hub Oakland
2335 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612


Get tips on living fully and fiercely

The Girls’ Festival 2017 features 16 diverse and exciting workshops that span many topic areas including nutrition for athletes, filmmaking, media literacy, safe and healthy relationships, human trafficking awareness, computer coding, and cooking classes with high profile chefs. Be sure to check the schedule ahead of time (available soon here) for times and locations. These workshops will fill up fast, as space is limited, so arrive to the location early to ensure your entry.


#GirlsMakeMedia – Your Guide to Creating & Sharing Media

Do you feel empowered when posting on social media? Spotlight: Girls believes that films, plays, poems, art, and media created by girls for girls will change the world. Their guide, #GirlsMakeMedia, helps tween girls navigate creating and consuming media online in safe, fun, healthy ways. During this workshop, you will gain an understanding of what media is and why it’s important, what to share (and what not to share) online, and how to use media to express your stories and ideas in powerful ways.


Nutrition Essentials

Hoping to boost your athletic performance? Join Elaine Magee, Safeway Foundation nutritionist and former nutritionist for Stanford and the Oakland Raider’s, to learn about eating challenges for student athletes. Three top-performing female student athletes from local high schools will join Elaine in the conversation.


Learn Communication Skills To Exercise The Power Of Your Voice

One of the most important ingredients in a healthy relationship is being able to communicate. Join Girls Leadershipfor this 30 minute activity to learn the difference between passive, aggressive, and assertive communication styles. We’ll explore not only what we say, but how we say it. Girls Leadership offers camps and workshops designed to teach girls, educators and parents the core practices of emotional intelligence, healthy relationships, and assertive self-expression.


Move, dance, jump: flex your muscles and your mind

Join us for dance workshops, yoga classes, healthy lifestyle talks, skateboarding lessons, soccer drills, and more. We want you to take pride in kicking, skating, and throwing “like a girl”. This is a safe space for you to try something new and give it your all!


Connect with local organizations helping women and girls to thrive

This year’s festival will feature 20+ organizations, all of whom are contributing to the lives of girls in the Bay Area. These organizations serve girls as it relates to sports, fitness, health, nutrition, media literacy, safety, and advocacy work. Come and visit each of them at their tables in the outdoor activity area to learn more about what they do and join them in games, quizzes and contests.


Enjoy inspiring speakers, performances, films and more

This year’s amazing lineup will engage you in a full-day of programming that will make you not want to leave your seat. Come and hear from amazing women who are Olympic athletes, restaurant owners and chefs, big wave pro surfers, filmmakers, and photographers. We’ll also be getting you up out of your seat with some fun movement activities, and on the edge of your seat for our performances, film screenings, and the ever-popular Girlpreneur Competition.