The Girls of Promise® conference is overseen by a planning committee and Women’s Foundation of Arkansas staff. The committee convenes in late summer/early fall and meets monthly until January. January until April the conference convenes twice a month with some additional meetings required near the conference date. If you’re interested in serving on the committee, please email

2020 Girls of Promise Conference Committee 

Chaired by:

Katie Story, Project Manager, AFCO Steel

Faith Anaya, Speaker Recruitment Chair

Jamie Collins, Speaker Recruitment Co-Chair

Amanda Day, Exhibit Hall Chair

Avery McLean, Team Leader Recruitment Chair 

Sandra Leiterman, Tech For Good Chair

Shelsea Veloz, In Kind Sponsorship Chair

Rachel Zimmerman, Communications Chair