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Girl Power Fest encourages young girls to build confidence, discover their voice, express themselves, promote healthy lifestyles and make wise decisions.

Invited inspiring guest speakers will help girls learn about real life issues they face and discover real solutions on how to overcome these challenges. This day of girl empowerment is aimed at local girls 11 to 18 years old and is hosted by Latinitas and the Women in Business Association at UTEP.

The event will feature informative and inspirational workshops, guest speakers, panelists, booth fair and multimedia presentations led by local female leaders on topics such as body image, confidence, peer pressure, media literacy, leadership, healthy relationships, cultural identity and bullying. The event will also showcase a fashion show, live music, entertainment and games.

Tickets are $5 in advance at LasLatinitas.com/ElPaso or $10 at the door.

The event will take place at the UTEP Union East 1st Floor.

For more information, call 915.219.8554, or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com