Project in progress
What is your wish for this project?
You can't be what you can't see, and a lack of connections and role models, it's unsurprising that only 7.1% of Congressional seats are held by women of color. Homegirl Project wishes to empower more girls of color to become leaders by providing them with mentorship, inspiration, networking, and trainings to make a difference in their communities--all online-based.
How are you going to do it?
Homegirl Project empowers girls of color as leaders through three main initiatives. First, our website (HomegirlProject.org) serves as a forum for networking and community-building among girls from across the world, who share essays and conduct interviews with inspiring women leaders from their hometowns, including civil rights activists, CEOs, actresses, and political leaders. Not only does our website allow girls to see themselves represented in positions of success and share inspiration, but ...read more