Girls Empowerment Group
About the Program
The Women's Empowerment Institute (WEI) proudly introduces the Raleigh, NC Girls Empowerment Group (GEG), an innovative program designed to make a lasting impact on young lives. Our eight-week empowerment strategy curriculum is specifically tailored for girls aged 13 to 17, inviting them to embark on a journey of mentorship, support, and celebration.
Through our carefully crafted curriculum, we guide these young women toward a path of growth, self-discovery, and empowerment. Our staff and youth leaders are dedicated to providing guidance, fostering resilience, and cultivating a strong sense of self-worth in each participant.
GEG isn't just a program—it's a community where girls can thrive, learn, and express themselves freely. Through interactive sessions, engaging activities, and meaningful discussions, we address a range of topics crucial to their development, including leadership, self-confidence, communication skills, and building healthy relationships.
October 14 - January 20
Saturdays 11am - 1pm EST
October 14: Setting SMART Goals and Strategizing Success
October 21: Establishing Self-Awareness and Understanding Self-Love
October 28: Cultivating Confidence and Leadership Skills
November 4: Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
November 18: Addressing Adversity and Resolving Conflict
December 2: Developing and Identifying Healthy Relationships
December 9: Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle Thru Nutrition and Fitness
December 16: Creating a Clear Vision and Celebrating Growth
January 6: Career Day
January 13: Career Day
January 20: Graduation
9 Weeks of in-person instruction
Lunch per session
2 Career days
1 College visit
$450 ($37.50 per day)
Financial Assitant & Eligibity
Financial Assistance Eligibility
For underrepresented minority and low-income families.
Ability to provide required documentation (W2s, pay stubs, Pell eligibility letter, Award letter if currently receiving public assistance, etc.)
Age: between 13-17 years old
Gender: cisgender and transgender girls
Residency: Raleigh, NC
Parental or Guardian Consent
Interest and Motivation: Participants may be required to demonstrate genuine interest in the program's goals and activities.
Commitment: Participants may be expected to commit to attending program sessions regularly and actively participating in activities.
Interview and Essay: One paragraph statement of interest and interview to better understand a participant's goals, interest
You must attend one of the info sessions*
“Every girl deserves an environment in which they can cultivate self-love, confidence, and healthy relationships. This program prepares participants for adulthood and equips them with the life skills necessary to accomplish whatever they set their minds to,”
- Gina Avila, WEI Founder