Giving Girls Skills for Successful Lives

Why

Kids who meet regularly with a mentor are 46% less likely to use drugs, 27% less likely to begin drinking alcohol, and 52% less likely to skip school.

What

Through mentoring we empower today’s young girls to be successful individuals by teaching them critical and necessary life skills that promote academics, develop character, define and set career objectives, and build healthy relationships.

Impact

Founded in 2009 Essie’s Girls have hosted over 47 events and helped 144 girls. The girls perform better in school, participate more in extra curricular activities, and more engaged in their communities.

Student Programs

Ways to help

Essie’s Grils Speaks

Domestic Violence

A few years ago, I was trainer at Xerox, one of my trainees would always talk about her boyfriend. She’d talk about how much she loved him, how happy they were, and they had just moved into together. It was kind of annoying. One day she came to training class and she...

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