NCBW LI Teen Mentoring Chairman
The purpose of the mentoring program is to support the NCBW, Long Island Chapter organizational goal of collaboration and advocacy. The program is designed as a creative alliance between NCBW and the Lady of Distinction program at Turtle Hook Middle School. The goal is to provide an experience that exposes African American teenage girls to successful people that motivate and empower them to be effective leaders. This program has been developed to enhance political awareness, to prepare them for achievements in the business world, and to help them to develop a sense of advocacy and civic responsibility.
Format: Teen mentoring will be a group mentoring experience. The 2014-2015 program will consist of monthly group presentations made to the Lady of Distinction.
October 16, 2014 - "STEM careers" - Led by NCBW Long Island Member, Lauren Liburd
December 11, 2014 - Led by NCBW Long Island Member, Lindamichelle Baron
January 22, 2015 - "Human Communications" - Led by NCBW Long Island President Emeritus, Dr. Patricia Hill-Williams
February 12, 2015 - "Interview Skills" - Led by NCBW Long Island Member, Valerie Tingle
March 19, 2015 - "Taking Care of Your Body" - Led by NCBW Long Island Member, Dr. Michelle Reid
April 30, 2015 - "Dining Etiquette" - Led by NCBW Long Island President, Wilma Holmes Tootle
June 5, 2015 - "2015 Ladies of Distinction Black & White Ball" with NCBW Long Island member, Dr. Lindamichelle Baron