Created as a platform to provide self-empowerment programs for girls by Houston native Karena Simon, the Lillie B. Girls Foundation has successfully created an entire series of programs designed to boost self-esteem through activities promoting positive body image, educational achievement and moral excellence.

On August 16 the program resumes with “Simply A Smarty Pants,” a back to school workshop and initiative which will consist of interactive activities designed to build confidence, promote sisterhood and help all participants set academic goals as they embark upon this upcoming school year.

The event is free and open to all girls from grades 3-8 with registration, with each participant to receive school supplies and more! There are only 50 spaces available, with registration slated to end on August 2nd. For additional information regarding this event, please see:!back-to-school/c1gzl

Location: The Forge for Families-Activity Center: 3435 Dixie Drive, Houston, TX. 77021

Date: August 16th

Time: 11am-1:30pm


  • Registration is required as space is limited (Please print ticket or display by phone)
  • Girls must be entering grades 3 through 8
  • Parents must accompany child inside in order to sign-in and sign consent form
  • Please pick your child up promptly following the event, no later than 1:45pm


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