Brooks ’16 Participates in NCGS Virtual Conference Keynote Panel
Chatham Hall alumna Imani Brooks ’16 participated in the keynote panel discussion on “Creating Change, One Girl at a Time” at the 2020 National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) virtual conference Stand Up, Speak Up: Girls Using Their Voices to Engage, Empower, & Enact on June 24.
More than 400 educators, researchers, and girls’ education advocates from seven countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States, participated in the virtual conference. The panel also featured Global Chief of Adolescent Development and Participation at UNICEF Jumana Haj-Ahmad and Founder of PERIOD Nadya Okamoto and was moderated by Executive Director of Girl Up Melissa Kilby.
In addition to Chatham Hall, Brooks is a graduate of Emory University, as well as a member of the NCGS. Brooks is currently pursuing a JD at American University. Brooks was a 2015-2016 Girl Up teen advisor and is an advocate for women’s and girls’ rights as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., working in Swaziland, South Africa, and Georgia.
An all girls boarding and day school in Southern Virginia, Chatham Hall prepares girls for college and for productive lives. Our innovative academic program offers Advanced Placement courses, global study and travel, as well as project based learning. Our athletic teams regularly compete at the State level and our exceptional riding program is nationally recognized. We foster the intellect and character of each student and, through our Honor Code, live in a community of trust. Grounded in its Episcopal heritage, the school welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.