Our Girls, Our Future
We're working to provide Black college women across the diaspora with a gender-specific toolkit that will ensure their professional and personal success in an ever changing world.
With an Impact that Lasts Forever
Our cohorts will not only secure full time jobs and internships, but they will have the tools to make a difference in their communities.
In partnership with Bank of America, members on this track will develop skills in financial modeling and valuation, financial principles, analyzing financial markets and excel
In partnership with IBM digital Skills for Africa, members on this track will develop skills in machine learning models, intelligent systems, and algorithms.
In partnership with Google Developer Student Clubs (DSC), members on this track will develop skills in Python, PHP, Django, Front end development and more.
What Our Program Consists Of
Intensive Online Training
Enhance your understandings of finance or technology. Learn online from any location. Provided by our corporate sponsors. Top performing participants will interview for our in-person training.
First Look Program
The First Look program is an immersive virtual program designed to help participants to improve their skills and learn more about life at top finance and tech firms, preparing them for internship and full time roles.
Real World Experience
Each participant is guaranteed a first round interview our corporate sponsors. We prepare and mentor them through internship/job experiences.
We touch upon every skill needed to be elite contender for the high skilled labor market and a future leader. From how to structure a resume, to public speaking, students are introduced to the fundamentals of formulating a gender-specific professional toolkit.
We help our fellows develop a skill set that will fast track their careers. The classroom sessions are packed with both individual and team exercises to help facilitate understanding of the concepts being taught.
Empowerment Speakers Series
We take a gender specific approach to professional development. We prepare them to tackle the challenges of being a woman in the workplace. Topics touched upon mental health, the importance of self-care, why women are needed in finance and the power of young people among others.
After completing our 6 week program, the students will be tasked with exploring the challenges facing their home communities and using the skills they've learned to develop a solution. They will present their solutions at our Annual Gala to an audience of friends, family, sponsors, and media.