She Is… is intentional about creating empowering and encouraging spaces . Because of this, young ladies gain a greater sense of self and confidently walk into their purpose..
She is… exists to encourage girls to become empowered and confident leaders in their community.
Young ladies participate in transformational activities that focus on:
- self-identity and self-esteem
- emotional intelligence,
- healthy relationships,
- leadership development,
- college and career readiness,
- financial empowerment,
- and goal setting.
The program initially begins with weekly Sister Circle Cohort Meetings for 8 weeks in groups of girls ages 8-10, 11-14 and 15-18.
After successful completion of the Cohort, participants move to the
Here, participants experience interactive learning experiences such as, monthly workshops, guest speakers, trips, incentives, and more!
All activities and workshops aim to fulfill the following goals:
1) Increase emotional competency and self-efficacy
2) Cultivate goal setting and leadership skills
3) Discover interests and passions that will lead to their college and/or career path
Why She Is…?
She is… is run by dedicated, trained, and screened volunteers. In addition, each adult who interacts with She Is… participants understands the significance in encouraging and supporting young ladies.
She Is… also believes in ensuring young ladies have a voice in the overall design and structure of workshops, programming, and activities. This makes sure the program meets the needs of the young ladies it serves.