An Expression of Self-Love and Women’s Empowerment

This past weekend the young women in YWLA celebrated International Women’s Day by learning the art of belly dancing with a special interactive lesson from our very own Dr. Kyomi Gregory. Belly dancing is a powerful way for women to embrace their femininity, gain self-esteem, be energized, and heal their mind and spirit. It is said that the origins of belly dancing came from tribal rituals that would strengthen the muscles of a pregnant woman’s abdomen to prepare her to … read more


A Day At ABC Studios! YWLA Students Visit EyeWitness News Set and More…

Last week YWLA students enjoyed a very special behind the scenes visit to ABC Studios. The day started with a close-up view of the live morning broadcast of EyeWitness News with co-anchors Shirleen Allicot and Ken Rosato, our very kind & gracious hosts. We were also treated to a very detailed and extensive tour by Mr. Rosato, which included a bit ABC history, learning about the different sets, meeting many of ABC’s very friendly and professional staff in their various … read more


“We Are The Agents Of Change: Strong, Resilient, Unified”: Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation YWLA Day Of Community Empowerment

This past weekend our young women in the Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation! YWLA had an extraordinary opportunity to journey to New York’s state capitol to participate in the 48th Annual Legislative Conference 2019 Youth Summit. Hosted by the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. (NYSABPRL) and the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucuses, individuals of all ages and cultural backgrounds came together to promote the NYSABPRL’s mission and annual agenda to inform, unite and support communities … read more







Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation