From world-renowned authors to scientists performing cutting-edge research, each year Greenwich Academy hosts distinguished speakers from all over the world.
Greenwich Academy's Leadership and Public Speaking Program spans all divisions of the school. Lessons in leadership and public speaking present themselves both in formal settings and as an integrated component of everyday learning.
Take a look inside the meaningful connections between GA students and faculty in this new video that highlights the innumerable teaching moments that inspire and encourage our girls each day.
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A few days before Election Day 2014, Upper School students received a lesson in civics—from their congressman. Jim Himes, representative for Connecticut's 4th District, spoke at an Upper School assembly on October 27.
On October 20 and 21, the Group VII girls participated in an indigenous experience where they constructed a traditional Wampanoag dwelling called a wetu. Last spring, Group VII teachers Caroline Elwell, Abbe Karmen and Gail Sestito were awarded an Innovation Grant in support of their work to establish a curricular unit centered on the building of a dwelling of the native peoples of New England.
"Women's Leadership in the 21st Century" was the topic of the 4th annual GA Symposium, and keynote speaker and MakerBot CEO Jenny Lawton was an inspiring start to the morning. "My mother always told me I could do anything I wanted to do—and I took her seriously," explained Ms. Lawton.
On Wednesday, October 15, Greenwich Academy hosted visitors from the International Justice Mission (IJM), a global organization working to end slavery worldwide.