Katlyn Grasso, the founder and CEO of GenHERation, a female empowerment network designed to connect young women and companies, will give a keynote address at Foxcroft School at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6.
Grasso was named the Foxcroft School’s 2019-20 Alison Harrison Goodyear ’29 Fellow—a designation that honors distinct men and women in the arts, humanities, science and public affairs fields. As a “serial entrepreneur,” as the GenHERation website labels her, Grasso was named aSeventeenMagazinePower Girl and was included in the publication’s list of “Real Girls Doing Amazing Things.” She was featured on the cover ofPhilly Biz Magazineas the youngest woman on the “Women to Watch” list and speaks nationally about entrepreneurship, technology and the advancement of women.
Grasso founded GenHERation in 2013 to provide experiential learning opportunities for high school and middle school girls by giving them the chance to work with female executives at national corporations and nonprofits and develop advocacy campaigns addressing issues in the community. The company has since grown to include more than 250,000 members, host 300 national events and partner with 200 companies.
The public is invited to Grasso’s talk. Admission is free but space is limited. For more information, call 540-687-4511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.