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ORGANIZATION: Young Women's Leadership Academy

Are you committed to sharing your time and talents to helping the next generation of young women leaders? Our Young Women's Preparatory Network team is looking for innovative women leaders who are dedicated to promoting the education and empowerment of local young women.

Our advisory board members champion the importance of higher education and promote our pillars of college and career readiness, leadership, wellness and STEAM education. Our advisory board members are active advocates and ambassadors for our mission and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary to support organizational goals. Advisory Board members assists in planning and implementing fundraising events, serve as community ambassadors, help with community outreach, recruit board members and volunteers, and take an active part in soliciting funds, in-kind goods and services. Promotes our programs and service to the community at large.

Advisory board members will attend scheduled monthly board meetings, serve on special committees, and attend special events when possible. Advisory board members contribute time, talent, financial support, community contacts and expertise as needed to promote our mission. Prior volunteer leadership experience, participation in philanthropic activities, and an understanding of non-profit management is preferred. Prior service on a non profit board is suggested but not required.

Serving on the board is a powerful way to help empower local girls, while building your own skills and expertise. Individuals who serve on a board have the opportunity to develop and grow as leaders, cultivate new skill sets, and expand their network of peers, professionals, community leaders, and community thought leaders.

For more information, please respond to us with your resume at and we can schedule a time to meet.

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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


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8040 Yermoland DriveEl Paso, TX 79907



  • General Education
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Strategic Planning
  • Administrative Support
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • Monthly meetings

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