Gabby Douglas, Olympic gold medalist, attends girls empowerment brunch in Rosemont

October 14, 2012 8:56:15 AM PDT
Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas was in the Chicago area Sunday to help inspire girls.

The gymnastics champion was scheduled to speak to hundreds of mothers and daughters at a fundraiser in Rosemont. The Pink Pearls and Pretty Dresses: Girls Empowerment Brunch was planned from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Stevens Convention Center.

The event raises money for I-Glow, an organization that helps young women in Chicagoland.