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Press Release - Leaders in Lowell with Deesha Dyer

Updated: Nov 7, 2019


Lessons in Leadership with Deesha Dyer


Deesha Dyer, Leaders in Lowell's Next Speaker

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

leadersinlowell.org.


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

leaders@leadersinlowell.org | leadersinlowell.org | 978-942-1011


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This program is supported by funds from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation.

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