June 2015 The Fierce List

The Fierce List: Janna Magette


Written By: Erica Brown

Janna Magette Ph.D., Executive Director

Girls Place Inc.

Janna Magette is in her second year as the executive director of Girls Place. Girls Place is a grassroots nonprofit organization that focuses on introducing girls to their passions and preparing them to pursue those passions. Janna believes leadership is about bringing all of yourself to everything you do. This fall, Girls Place will launch its First Place Leadership Academy for girls in grades four through eight. The Academy will emphasize authenticity and self-leadership. Janna recently received her doctorate in leadership development from the University of Florida’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communication.

“Authenticity is what inspires people. If you wanna lead people, you have to show them who you really are.” – “Halt and Catch Fire”

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