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Teens attending public or private high schools in Pima County are invited to attend the "Shift Your Thinking" Teen Leadership Summit on Feb. 1, 2019, at the University of Arizona Student Union Grand Ballroom. Hosted by Pima Association of Governments, this one-day conference will offer emerging teen leaders the inside track on how leaders advance in their careers, why leadership is important in the success of our communities and region, and what it takes to be a future leader. Civic, business and education professionals will be among the speakers. The event will also include a career and resource fair, a student challenge, entertainment and lunch. 

  • Emcee: Dustin Williams, Superintendent of Pima County Schools
  • Guest speaker: Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy
  • Motivational speaker: Julia Garcia, Founder of Rewrite Project
  • Student challenge: Hands-on activity with a transportation focus
  • Career roundtables: Talk with local leaders from 50 career fields
  • Entertainment: Three-time Best of Tucson DJ category winner - DJ Herm
  • Plus: Career resource fair, lunch and a chance to get to know other teen leaders from Pima County!

Registration has closed.

For more information, please contact Nubia Valentino at

With event planning support from:


Leadership Sponsor:

Investor Sponsors:


Supporting Sponsors:


Heinfeld Meech

Titan Machinery

Trico Electric Cooperative

Vantage West Credit Union


Giveaway Sponsor:

Dermatology and Plastic Surgery of Arizona

Become a sponsor

PAG is seeking sponsors to support the Teen Leadership Summit in 2019. Please see the Sponsor Packages below for commitment levels and details.

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