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Girl Empowerment Fellowship

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ORGANIZATION: Young Women's Leadership Academy

Through the Girl Empowerment Fellowship, college students and recent graduates gain leadership experience, develop communication skills, build career expertise, practice public speaking skills and learn presentation and facilitation techniques. Our girl empowerment fellows share their talents and utilize these skills as they serve as role models and mentors in creating and leading girl empowerment programs for pre-teen and teen girls enrolled in the Young Women’s Leadership Academy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a mentor and role models for youth
  • Hosting special events for youth
  • Organizing girl empowerment conferences
  • Developing and implementing girl empowerment curriculum
  • Assisting with recruiting volunteers and guest speakers
  • Helping obtain in-kind items and donations for special events
  • Assisting with fundraisers and event sponsorships
  • Preparing promotional materials
  • Presenting informative workshops to community groups
  • Creating a leadership training program
  • Facilitating girl talk presentations in the community
  • Developing collaborations with local youth organizations
  • Guiding girls in college preparation process
  • Organizing field trips and guest speakers
  • Garnering in-kind and volunteer support for events
  • Assisting with volunteer orientations and trainings

Fellows commit to at least 10-20 hours a week over at least a semester; scheduling is flexible. Class credit is available upon request.

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About Young Women's Leadership Academy


8040 Yermoland, El Paso, TX 79907, US

Mission Statement

The Ysleta Young Women’s Leadership Academy is a member of the Young Women’s Preparatory Network (YWPN), a nonprofit organization that partners with public school districts to operate the largest network of all-girls, public, college-preparatory schools in the nation. All YWPN schools feature a STEM-focused curriculum. The core values are college readiness, leadership and wellness life skills. More information about YWPN can be found at Our mission is to support single-gender, college-preparatory, public education in Texas and beyond, giving young women the academic and leadership skills to achieve success in college and in life.


The Ysleta Young Women's Leadership Academy is the only FREE, all girl, college preparatory public school in West Texas. YWLA opened in the 2016-2017 school year with 125 6th grade girls and 98 7th grade girls adding a new 6th-grade cohort every year after. When at capacity, we will have grades 6-12 (middle school and high school).

Our young women are exceeding academic expectations and proving all students, regardless of their background or socio-economic status, can excel if given the right opportunity. Our school has a foundation of STEAM curriculum with a focus on our core values: Responsible Leadership, College and Career Readiness, and Wellness Life Skills.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Women


We'll work with your schedule.


8040 Yermoland DriveEl Paso, TX 79907



  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • Management




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours a week

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