Our Youth Leadership Board (YLB) brings the teen girl voice into our organization. The YLB is an 8-month leadership, mentorship and ambassador experience for girls in10th-12th grade. The goal of the YLB is to turn Passion → Action and be a leader by doing. YLB members are dedicated towards the mission of WHI and use their voice to support a growing non-profit and create change for girls in our community.
2018 - 2019 YLB Important Dates: Two Monthly Meetings on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
August 15th - Applications open
September 5th - Applications close at midnight
September 12th - All applicants will be notified
September 26th - Kick-off Gathering
October 13th-14th - Retreat, & First monthly meeting - 24th
November - 14th & 28th
December - 12th, & WHI Christmas Gathering - 14th
January - 9th & 23rd
February - 13th & 27th
March - 13th & 27th
April - 10th & 24th, End of Year Celebration - 26th
Accomplishments of our (*First*) 2017-2018 Youth Leadership Board
Participated in 28 hours of leadership development.
Participated in an all-day retreat to foster connections and set YLB yearly goals.
Connected with mentors to pursue individual and group leadership goals.
Learned from influential women leaders in our local community on sharing your story, exploring your strengths, utilizing design thinking skills, and breaking down gender stereotypes in the outdoors.
Planned and implemented WHI Field Day event for 35 teen girls and parents. This was our first outreach event and focused on increasing awareness of WHI for middle school girls.