Press Release - The GlamourGals Foundation Hosts 10th Annual Leadership Training Institute: Celebrating a Decade of Leadership

GlamourGals Foundation Hosts 10th Annual Leadership Training Institute: Celebrating a Decade of Leadership GlamourGals Leadership Training Institute, Saturday, November 23, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, One World Financial Center, New York, NY 10281


New York, NY (November 18, 2013) - The GlamourGals Foundation (GG) created the GlamourGals Leadership Training Institute (GLTI) 10 years ago to empower our teen volunteers in their commitment to service and to further build their professional skills. This one-day event includes workshops, training sessions and speakers who will share their wisdom and inspiration with the GG volunteers. 

Nearly 150 volunteers from twenty GlamourGals high school chapters across New York and New Jersey will take part in the GLTI. Speakers at this year's event include: Milly Silva, Executive Vice President of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East; Tiffany Dufu, Chief Leadership Officer at Levo League; Joey Lauren, Founder of Kissamint and a cast member of Bravo's “Princesses: Long Island;" Jason Halper, GlamourGals Executive Board Member and Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP; and, Marisa Warren, a GlamourGals Advisory Board member and CEO and Founder of CAVALO Consulting LLC. Also in attendance will be GG supporters, alumni council members and chapter advisors.

“This amazing event brings together inspirational speakers, GG alumni and Board members to help further develop our volunteers into future leaders in the community and beyond,” said Erika Engelson, a GG Advisory Board member, who is Chairwoman of the event.

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP will be hosting the GLTI at their location in downtown Manhattan. GlamourGals is grateful for the continued support of Cadwalader, which also hosted the event last year. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has over 200 years of legal experience.

The GLTI allows GlamourGals to give back to its volunteers, to provide them with sound advice and the tools necessary to achieve success in the future.

About GlamourGals

GlamourGals is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit which inspires and organizes teens to provide ongoing companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to women living in senior homes since 2000. GlamourGals has 80 chapters across the country that engage over 1,400 teen volunteers to serve more than 2,000 senior women in 16 states. Oprah Winfrey, “The New York Times,” and the Saturday “Early Show” on CBS have all commended the GlamourGals program. For more information, please visit


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