Leadership Academy-2016

EmpowHer Leadership Academy
…empowering girls to become future women leaders.

Leadership Academy for Girls

…now accepting applications (see application below).

Program Overview

EmpowHER Leadership Academy for Girls will empower female students from various schools throughout the Palm Beach County District. The academy supports diversity and would introduce the junior and senior girls to organizations that are led by women executives and will focus on job shadowing, interview skills, resume writing, effective communication both verbal and written, career exploration and much more.

The Leadership Academy is free and open to twenty (20) young ladies thanks to the generous donations of our sponsors. The Leadership Academy will meet once a month during the Palm Beach County School District calendar beginning in September of 2017, with eight (8) planned business tours in the areas of Leadership Empowerment (leadership and branding), Political Empowerment, Economic Empowerment and Education Empowerment. Training will be provided from Palm Beach County’s Women Experts. The Leadership Academy participants will also be provided with a trip to Tallahassee to tour the Florida State Capitol. The tour would offer the girls an opportunity to meet face-to-face with legislators and learn more about the political process.

Upon completion of the program in May of 2018, participants will finish with a leadership certificate and community service hours to be awarded during our year end Student Achievement Awards Program.

Criteria to participate:
• Full-time student in Palm Beach County School System
• Grade Point Average (GPA) of a 2.5 and higher
• Essay describing why you feel you are a good candidate for this program

To apply for the EmpowHER Leadership Academy for Girls, complete the attached application and mail it: P.O. Box 2717 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Attention: Leadership Academy on or before Friday, June 30, 2017.

Open the EmpowHer Leadership Academy for Girls Application

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