Transforming local girl into a leadHers

Transforming local girl into a leadHers

By Debbie Manigat

     “All of us are driven by a simple belief that the world as it is just won’t do –that we have an obligation to fight for the world as it should be.” Michelle Obama

    At God’s Gift, a Fort Lauderdale based nonprofit organization for girls, fighting for the empowerment of world is the ultimate idea of leadership which spawned, “Transforming Tomorrow’s LeadHers: Summit.

    This Summit is a four-day powerhouse for African American girls ages 12-17, packed with lessons on self-esteem, leadership, civic engagement, entrepreneurship and character building. The audience will be comprised of 40-50 African American adolescent female and facilitated by community partners, the staff, and volunteers of God’s Gift, Inc.

    These young ladies will leave with a new view on making a difference in the world and also be geared with the tools to take action everyday in their local communities.

    The Summit is scheduled for Jan. 2-5, 2013 (during Broward County’s School Winter, Break, location to be announced). To register or to learn more, visit

    Registration ends December 15 and is only $25 per student (discounts/prices vary depending on groups)

    Sponsorship opportunities are also available! You business or organization can be a part of transforming a young lady into a leader of tomorrow, partake in community outreach, as well as receive direct advertising to influential leaders in the community. To serve as a sponsor, contact Ciara Bostick, president of God’s Gift Inc. For more information at (954) 673-8462 or

    God’s Gift, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, recognized as a 501(c)(3) organized by the IRS. Its goal is providing a healthy environment for girls ages 7-17, promoting a healthy lifestyle by providing mentoring programs, weekend retreats, government assistance, housing assistance, career development and training college preparation, and most importantly helping girls to recognize their self-worth. God’s Gift, Inc. caters to inner city women and girls throughout Broward County, Fla.


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