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Review for Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program, Miami, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a Women of Tomorrow Mentor for two years with the same group of young ladies in an inner city program. I see these girls blossom before my eyes, becoming more engaged in the world at large through the experiences that WOT affords them. With our program of guest speakers in the classroom and field trips away from school to experience both advanced academics beyond high school and potential jobs in a real life work place, these girls are learning about careers to which they would normally have no exposure. For some of my girls, just gaining the confidence to speak with an adult that comes from a different background than they are used to is a maturing experience that helps them ask for help to reach their goals. My group has perfect attendance this year.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Two of my senior girls got Women of Tomorrow scholarships last year that helped them go to college. That is very rewarding.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see a longer session than one hour. It is hard to give any individual attention in this time. It would be nice if we had more internships with local businesses to offer the WOT girls.

Role:  Volunteer & I mentor monthly in inner city school with 16 Women of Tomorrow girls.