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The world needs female leaders. The Porter’s Center for Global Leadership is specifically designed to produce and support them. Our programs give girls and women the tools they need to be empowered, learn, collaborate, lead, and create innovative solutions to pressing global issues.

Porter’s LEADS

Inspiring girls to become comfortable with their personal power.
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Summer in Farmington

Offering girls an opportunity live, learn and collaborate with their peers in an on-campus environment that supports their development as future leaders.
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ChangeMaker’s Institute

Are you striving to create a more just and equitable future? Then let us help you transform this passion into action.
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Global Seminar Series

Connecting girls to learn & unite with each other to understand their roles in our global community.
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Inspiring Girls to Change their World

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Porters LEADS

Porter’s LEADS is a series of programs for middle school girls in grades 5 through 8. The LEADS workshops offer unique ways to engage and introduce participants to the competencies and skills necessary to begin their journeys as leaders–locally, globally, and for a lifetime.

Summer in Farmington

The Summer in Farmington programs offer girls an opportunity to live on campus learning and collaborating with their peers in an environment that supports their development as future leaders. In our inclusive and supportive environment, middle school girls are given individualized attention by world class faculty. Joining us in Farmington, Connecticut, on Miss Porter’s School’s beautiful campus, girls will be inspired to let their curiosity and confidence soar as they connect with each other while learning to lead, collaborate, and become informed, bold, resourceful, ethical global citizens.

Signature Virtual Programs

ChangeMaker's Institute

This virtual, extracurricular program provides opportunities for high school girls to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective catalysts for change in their communities and beyond. 

If you strive to create a more just and equitable future, then let us help you transform this passion into action. Students who participate walk away with a new found confidence in themselves and in their ability to spark positive change in their communities. You will become part of and continue to have access to an incredible network of peers, mentors, and expert changemakers from around the world.

Meet the Faculty
Sophie Paris

Director of Porter's Center for Global Leadership & Auxiliary Programs


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