Strong Girls Powerful Leaders (SGPL)

Strong Girls Powerful Leaders (SGPL)

With increased sexism, racism and xenophobia, there has never been a greater time to empower young girls of color. The Strong Girls Powerful Leaders Program (SGPL) is a strategic component of EACS’ youth mentorship and empowerment programming. SGPL is structured within two, 12-month cohort, 10-25 participants per EACS location. SGPL is for East African girls by East African girls and adult women mentors.  Each Cohort meet weekly with program mentors for discussion groups, one-on-one mentorship, and group learning.   

Cohort Activities

  • Confidence and Self-Esteem Building
  • Peer Relationship-building 
  • Cultural and Professional Mentorship 
  • Annual Camping Trip

Benefits of Participation

  • Academic support
  • Building & gaining new skills
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Enhanced East African cultural identity 
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Long-lasting Sisterhood
  • Connect with mentors
  • Help with Life Goalsetting
  • College Prep sessions