Meet Brenda!

Name: Brenda Dempsey

Grade: 11th Grade

Program: GTLT

Career aspiration: Regional (Level 4) NICU Nurse

Favorite Book: Finders Keepers by Stephan King or Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Why she’s awesome: Brenda is currently a member of Girls Today Leaders Tomorrow and is a junior in high school who enjoys playing the piano, reading, writing, and shopping. During the 2017-2018 GTLT Year, Brenda has been nominated by GTLT staff as someone who exemplifies leadership. She is very supportive of her peers and embodies responsibility and drive. As a result, Brenda was nominated and elected by her peers for GTLT’s Youth Advisory Council.  Last year, Brenda was nominated and selected to attend the CECAAL College Tour as a result of her academic success which she will attend this November. Brenda expresses that she enjoys GTLT as it is an outlet for her to be herself without judgment.

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New Year, New Experiences

GTLT girls at the Attire to Inspire Event As Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow (GTLT) kicked off another year of programming, we also welcomed 27 middle school students to the program. Thus far, GTLT has partnered with Outward Bound to host a week-long camping excursion for the seniors and two day-long retreats for the high school and middle school students….

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Meet Cassie!

Name: Cassie Pittman

Grade: Graduating Senior!

Program Site: Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Favorite Book: The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

Career Aspiration: Veterinarian

Why she's awesome: Cassie has been a participant in the GTLT program for many years and states that she loves it so much because it allows her the space to be herself and help develop the leadership abilities of the young women coming up under her. In the fall, Cassie will be attending Community College of Philadelphia with the ultimate goal of turning her love of animals into a career by becoming a veterinarian! We will miss Cassie and wish her the best in all of her future endeavors!

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Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow End of Year Celebration

GTLT’s 2017 Graduates! On June 10th, Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow concluded a spectacular year with an End of Year Celebration at La Salle University. Dedicated GTLT volunteer, Justine Sloyer, opened the ceremony with a heartfelt narrative of her experience working with GTLT this year. Girls Inc. participant, Nasirah Huff and YWCA Tri-County Area participant, Abigail Krause emceed the event. Lorina Marshall-Blake, President…

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Meet Johnay!

Meet Johnay!

Name: Johnay Cranford
Grade: 10th grade
Program Site: GTLT
Favorite Book: After by Anna Todd
Career Aspiration: Nursing
Hobbies: Soccer, band, and lacrosse
What she loves about GTLT: We get to network with so many amazing people. We learn a lot about college and we visit different colleges."
Johnay is a cherished member of Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow, which she loves because she gets to interact with others! She always has a bright smile on her face and welcomes her peers. Johnay shows maturity and wisdom, never being afraid to ask questions. Despite being in the in 10th grade, Johnay is already thinking ahead to her future, often asking the same types of questions as her 12th grade counterparts!

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