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June 21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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Richard H. Rowan Public Safety Training Center
600 Lafayette Rd N
St Paul, MN 55130
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Empower Leadership Academy | Hosted by St. Paul Police Department

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT - FREE

This academy is open to all girls ages 10-18 in the St. Paul and greater Twin Cities community (you do not need to be a member of TeamWomen to attend).

Developing leadership, building confidence, and strengthening resilience requires education and practice. Empower Leadership Academy provides a safe and interactive environment to learn, grow, and develop.

All young girls in the St. Paul and greater Twin Cities community are encouraged to join us for a journey through the four areas of focus that we use in our proprietary curriculum: confidence, leadership, resilience, and mental wellness.


Julieta Piox has empowered people to succeed for over 20 years. She is a leadership development professional with a solid background in, marketing and communications, change management, coaching, and training. As a Maxwell Leadership Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker, Julieta offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching, aiding personal and professional growth through the study and practical application of proven leadership methods. As the CEO of Julieta Piox Consulting, Julieta provides leadership coaching and development to individuals and teams in both English and Spanish. She delivers inspirational and dynamic keynote presentations and workshops on topics related to leadership, change management, and personal power, to different audiences and organizations.
Julieta is the founder of the Latina Youth Leadership Academy (LYLA), a non-profit leadership organization focused on developing young Latino leaders so they can thrive in their future and their communities. LYLA has three focused areas: Leadership, Mentorship, and Well-being. She is a corporate facilitator for Beyond Success, a program that offers a highly accessible pathway to personal development and allows people’s lives to be improved as they apply leadership values and principles.

Through her podcast, My Best Life Now, Julieta helps women live the life they were created for by finding their purpose, increasing their self-confidence, and learning how to utilize their personal power. The podcast is intended to share simple tips, tools, and resources that can be used right away. In 2023, Julieta was featured in Voyage Minnesota Magazine as part of their local stories on women leaders in the community.

Julieta received her MBA from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and a Leadership Certificate from UCLA. She is married and has 2 daughters.

Laura Adrian is a Retreat Facilitator, Speaker, and Writer who is a catalyst for transformative experiences that connect thousands globally to overcome obstacles and consciously create their lives.

As the Founder of Whole Life Elevation, Laura is recognized as a respected leader in the realm of empowerment through nature engagement. Laura’s journey has been shaped by her extensive training as a certified mindfulness meditation teacher from the University of California Berkeley.

As a former chemist and environmental scientist at 3M, Laura blends nuggets of science into her inspiring experiences. In her signature 5-day wilderness immersions, she guides participants to set down the burdens of modern life, allowing them to embrace the simple beauty of nature.

Being neurodivergent herself, Laura brings a unique perspective to the healing benefits of nature, especially for those who feel like outsiders.

With Laura Adrian as your guide, prepare to embark on an eye-opening journey of self-discovery!

International development professional. Participated in and advised on research activities, program evaluation, and development in the United States, Colombia, Brazil, Kenya, and the Southeast Asian Nations. Her expertise is related to community engagement, DEI, media, communications, early childhood development, public health, and systems circularity. Marian is also fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

She is passionate about leadership and holistic approaches to child development to give them the tools and bases to succeed but also to be confident, to speak up, to create knowledge, and to be the change in the world for the better.


Questions? For any questions about the event or other, please fill out a TeamWomen Help Desk Ticket, and someone from our, small-but-mighty, support team will be in touch with you.

Late Policy: Please be advised that in the event of a full capacity, your seat may be subject to forfeiture if you arrive more than 15 minutes late. Sold-out events often have waitlists with eager attendees ready to be seated promptly.

By attending the event, you acknowledge and accept this policy regarding late arrivals and seating forfeiture. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in making our events enjoyable for everyone involved.


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Refund Policy: Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date, except for our flagship events (Leadership Conference, WaveMaker Awards, and Empower Gala). For the flagship events, please see the event page for refund dates. 

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