YWLA Students Attend Equine Opportunity Program At Jamaica Bay Riding Academy

Studies have shown that horseback riding improves children’s cognitive abilities and provides therapeutic value.  This past Saturday, Arissa Edwards and Tia Timmerman, two students from our Young Women’s Leadership Academy, attended the Equine Opportunity Program hosted by Metropolitan Equestrian Team (MET) at the Jamaica Bay Riding Academy.  They were accompanied by our Founder/President, Cloyette Harris-Stoute. The EOP was created by MET’s Founder and Executive Director, Ms. Jane DaCosta, to expose more children in NYC to equestrian sport. MET provides young … read more


Thank You For Your Support!

Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation, Inc. recently celebrated the wonderful impact that Guyanese women are making in their communities and beyond and the wonderful momentum that we’re seeing around girls empowerment during our annual Honors & Awards Luncheon.  It is imperative, more than ever, to become galvanized by the work of our women leaders and support their future ventures. Recognizing the accomplishments of these incredible women and girls gives me a wonderful sense of pride. Many Guyanese women are leaders in … read more


A Day of Health and Wealth Awareness

Health and Wealth are two of the most important keys to life and our young women recently learned some essential lessons on these very important topics.  Through a series of workshops students engaged in discussions on wealth building and embracing healthier food choices and resources in their communities, which leads to better focus, higher education opportunities, and financial stability.   Ms. Melinda Ramhit, our very own YWLA volunteer, led a workshop on health equity;  the idea that every individual in … read more