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I Am More Than Enough
Investor’s Chat & Chew Social
The kickoff event to raise organization awareness
& funds for girls’ leadership programs in Hampton Roads
NORFOLK, Va. – She’Matters GIRLS (SMG), Inc. celebrates 7-years of service to girls and young women in the Hampton Roads community with a social chat and chew. The theme for our first Investor’s Chat & Chew Social is “I Matter: I am More Than Enough.” The event will be Saturday, April 26, 2019, from 5 – 7 pm at the Campestella Heights Resource Center, 1714 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23523 to help raise money for our youth empowerment programs and self-awareness Academy.
To commemorate the 7th year anniversary, our Young Leaders ages 8-18 will join us to share their experiences and growth within the organization. They will also demonstrate their community service skills and support us as attendants for the social.
“The Young Leaders of our AYLAcademy have the opportunity to develop skills that propel them to be successful members of the community and increase their self-worth and confidence. ” – Senece Brown Midgett, Vice Chair
Each year, She’Matters GIRLS (SMG), Inc. Youth Leadership Programs serve up to 20 female young leaders in our Aspiring Young Leaders Academy (The AYLAcademy) and over 200 girls, young adults and parents at their ImPOWERful Girls Conference. These signature programs emphasize measurable gains in the social, personal and emotional propensity to encourage increases in academic rigor and overall individual attainment. This 6 month, 9 sessions afterschool academy and yearly conference improve the totality of each participant stressing the trajectory of scholarly advancement, leadership engagement, and community involvement.
About She’Matters GIRLS, Inc:
She’Matters G.I.R.L.S., Inc is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization for girls and young women ages 6 to 22 years old. The organization focus centers on teaching social poise and etiquette, enhancing leadership development and participating in civic and community outreach. The programs, training, and conferences provide girls and young women in the Hampton Roads area strategies to improve self-worth, opportunities to enhance leadership potential and engagement with community and civic outreach. SMG, Inc was founded and incorporated in 2011.