SUMMIT, NJ -  Empowerment speaker and college professor Danielle Walker will present a free, inspirational program for teens that features stories of famous women and girls all over the world -- from suffragettes, boxers, painters, scientists and directors -- entitled 'Sheroes Throughout History: Role Models of Female Empowerment', which will be held November 19, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., at the Summit Free Public Library.

The scope of female representation in STEM, the humanities, politics, and sports of past and present day will be covered, with the program including dialogue, group activity, a role model game, and an art project to take home. The program is suitable for grades 6 and up.

Walker is an Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies at Ramapo College and William Paterson University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Literature with a double major in Women's Studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She earned a Master of Science in Women's Studies from Towson University with a concentration in Women, Health, and Sexuality.

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To register, visit For more information, contact Jenna Ingham, Teen Librarian, at Summit Free Public Library, at 973-273-0350 or

This program is made possible by funding from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The Summit Free Public Library is located at 75 Maple Street.