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Friday, February 21, 2020

Seeking Black Teen Girls to Participate in Leadership Academy at Princeton University

This summer program celebrates 10 years of empowering minority youth to be global leaders

At The Well Conference at Princeton University

Princeton, NJ — Jacqueline Glass-Campbell, CEO of At the Well Conferences, Inc. (ATW), celebrates molding the masterminds of tomorrow with her unprecedented Ivy League summer enrichment program, At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy. It takes place July 19-July 31, 2020 at McCormick Hall, Princeton University. The application deadline is March 31, 2020.

Minority girls in their sophomore and junior year in high school are given the on-campus college life experience by living in dormitories, and attending classes with core curriculum specifically created to develop Black female corporate leaders.

During the course of the two-week program, students learn critical thinking, college essay writing, as well as, attend leadership workshops.

ATW partners with many celebrities, high-profiled figures, educators and activists who share life challenges and personal testimonies. Recent speakers have included actress Nicole Ari Parker, scholar Julianne Malveaux, motivational speaker Brandi Harvey, 2016 Democratic National Convention Chief Leah Daughtry, physician Michele Reed, and plus-size super model Liris Crosse.

Workshop facilitators include role models from the medical, legal, financial, and non-profit fields. Financial guru and The Real daytime talk show’s Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, Lisa Ascolese, founder of A-to-Z and featured inventor on QVC and HSN, and young, rising actress Eden Duncan Smith are past participants. Topics range from financial literacy, body image and entrepreneurship, to health and wellness, and building self-esteem.

This summer, ATW is also hosting the At the Well Young Women’s Weekend Intensive at Princeton University July 31 – August 2, 2020. Eighth and ninth grade students will be empowered to become effective leaders with an intensive curriculum of critical reading, essay writing, and leadership workshops. This also offers a safe place for students to share personal challenges without judgment. It is a life-changing weekend the girls will never forget. Application deadline is March 31, 2020.

For more information about At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy and the At the Well Young Women’s Weekend Intensive, go to www.atthewellconferences.org.

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