Updated: Nov 7, 2019
Lessons in Leadership with Deesha Dyer
November 5, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lowell, MA - Leaders in Lowell, youth led speaker series will be hosting a talk
with Deesha Dyer, the former Obama Administration White House Social
Secretary on December 2, 2019 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at the Richard and
Nancy Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, 240 Central St., Lowell Mass.
This event is free and open to the public and will focus on Dyer's life, career, path, and civic engagement.
In her time with the Obama Administration, Deesha Dyer planned state visits,
official ceremonies, private events as well as numerous other functions at the
White House. In 2014, Dyer founded beGirl.world a nonprofit organization that
focuses on empowering teen girls through global education and travel. She is
currently a Resident Fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.
The 2019-2020 series of Leaders in Lowell is being sponsored by Middlesex
Community College. Past speakers in the Leaders in Lowell speaker series
have included: a former governor, a congressional candidate, President of the
University of Massachusetts, and most recently a holocaust survivor. This
event kicks off Leaders in Lowell’s 2019-2020 series which is focused on civic
engagement in the community.
Leaders in Lowell co-founder Daniel Russell explains, “Civic engagement and
education is of the utmost importance in an era where everyone seems to be
frustrated about the state of politics. It is essential for members of the
community, especially youth, to be able to make meaningful impact and have
productive discussion to continue to make the world a better place for us and
the generations who will come later.”
“Deesha has had an astounding and impressive career in which she has
made the betterment of her community and her country a centerpiece, there is
so much we can learn from her on how to make a positive impact and we
hope that people will come and learn from her message,” shared Bridget
Provost, co-founder, Leaders in Lowell.
For more information about this event and to RSVP, please visit
ABOUT Leaders in Lowell
Leaders in Lowell, a nonprofit speaker series was founded by Daniel Russell
and Bridget Provost in 2017 as freshmen in high school. Through its events,
Leaders in Lowell aims to educate members of the community on pressing
issues, inspire people to take action, and connect the greater Lowell
Community with leaders, information, and each other. Leaders in Lowell is in a
fiscal sponsorship agreement with the Greater Lowell Community Foundation
and is also a National Partner of America’s Promise Alliance.
MEDIA CONTACT: Daniel Russell & Bridget Provost, Leaders in Lowell
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