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Black Girls Code

A phenomenal opportunity to introduce young girls to the magical world of STEM.

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National CARES Mentoring Movement

Founded in 2006 as Essence CARES, the National CARES Mentoring Movement is today a fast-growing coalition of some of the nation’s most trusted organizations, concerned Black Americans and caring supporters.

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New York on Tech

New York On Tech (NYOT) prepares the next generation of technology leaders emerging from New York City by creating pathways for underrepresented students to thrive in technology and innovation.

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Young Women’s Leadership Network

YWLN supports two life-changing programs that empower students to break the cycle of poverty through education: The Young Women’s Leadership Schools and College Bound Initiative.

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Girls 20

Launched in 2009 at the Clinton Global Initiative, G(irls)20 places girls and women at the heart of the economic decision making process by advancing the idea that increasing female labour force participation will generate growth, stabilize communities and countries, and lead to social innovation.

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Dream Center Harlem

MISSION: is to unlock and cultivate the dreams of the Harlem Community through transformative programs centered on Creative Arts, Leadership Development and Economic Empowerment.

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Posse Scholars

Founded in 1989, Posse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. Posse extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams—Posses—of 10 students. Posse partner colleges and

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Noel Pointer Foundation

Founded in 1995, the Noel Pointer Foundation (NPF) is a not-for-profit that dramatically enriches the lives of children by developing string music education programs for under-served communities in New York City. Through professional training, performance opportunities and college placement assistance, NPF enhances a student’s cultural and academic experience, infusing them

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Girl Boss

As the founder and owner of Nasty Gal, the fastest-growing online retailer in the country, Sophia Amoruso is the creative visionary, modern-day entrepreneur and fashion doyenne who has forged an unprecedented path in building a modern brand. Recently named by Forbes as “Fashion’s New Phenom,” Amoruso’s rising success and business

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New York Urban League for Young Professionals

The New York Urban League Young Professionals (NYULYP) is a unique entity of the New York Urban League designed to serve as an empowerment forum for individuals ages 21 to 40 who live and work throughout the five boroughs of New York City. This premier civil rights auxiliary group works

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