A NEW YORK MENTORSHIP PROGRAM CATERS TO THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF IMMIGRANT GIRLS
 

When I was 10, my family and I decided to seize an opportunity of a lifetime and move to the United States from Guyana. We knew that the moment we left our homeland and stepped foot on American soil, our lives and our lifestyle would change for the better. But it wasn’t that easy.

I moved from a comfortable environment to a place I knew very little about. I became reserved and for the most part kept to myself. I did not know how to interact with people who could not relate to me. Instead, I chose to sit and observe. As I grew older, I became more confident, but I still needed help connecting with people. By becoming an ambassador in the SPEAK Mentorship program, I was able to enhance not only my social skills, but my leadership skills as well.  Read more…

 
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