YWLA Students Meet the First Lady of Guyana

One of our goals at GGRF is to expose our young women to exceptional female leaders, and First Lady of Guyana, HE Sandra Granger, is a great example and a role model.  Yesterday our young women had the pleasure of meeting the First Lady who was visiting Brooklyn to attend a fundraising luncheon held in her honor by the coalition of Guyanese women.   During her presentation, she discussed her three philanthropic projects: STEM Guyana, Domestic Violence, and Empowerment of Teenage … read more

President’s Message: GGRF Inaugural Honors & Awards Luncheon

Dear Supporters and Friends, It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Inaugural Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation, Honors & Awards Luncheon. Our mission at GGRF is to empower young women to create their own paths to success.  We believe that this can be achieved by cultivating an environment where girls feel encouraged and supported to make positive contributions in the world through leadership. As a result, we are are proud to have established the Young Women Leadership Academy, … read more

YWLA Students Attends STARS Citywide Girls Leadership Summit 2018

We tell our girls they can change the world but do we show them how? Today our students took a day out of their spring break to attend the STARS Citywide Girls Leadership Summit and represent girl power. The STARS Citywide Girls Initiative, a nonprofit collaborative funded by the New York City Council,  hosted its fourth annual Girls Leadership Summit at the High School of Fashion Industries in Manhattan. The event invited middle school and high school girls from the city’s … read more