An extension of the Women of Color Leadership Conference, the High School-Collegiate Connection Day gives high school girls an opportunity to learn from professional and collegiate women of color across UMKC and the greater Kansas City community. Contact information:

woman at lectern points out to the crowd during speech at high school collegiate connection day

For more than a decade, hundreds of teenage girls from high schools across the greater Kansas City area have come to UMKC for the annual Women of Color Leadership Conference High School-Collegiate Connection Day. This half-day mini conference encourages connection, empowerment and, most of all, access to higher education.

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