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
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
“Talent is a universal gift, but it takes a lot of courage to use it. Don’t be afraid to be the best.” ~ Paulo Coelho YWLA Students Ashley Raghubar and Saniya Gajadhar performing to Ellie Goulding’s Love Me Like You Do at the 2019 Guyanese Girls Rock Awards.