Intergenerational Networking Event For Bronx Youth
Celebrating the end of Women's History Month, Prep 4 Success (under the auspice of Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corp. [NIDC]) & the Young Women's Leadership of Collegiate Institute for Math & Science presents a professional networking opportunity along with an abundance of youthful potential for a powerful event on the Christopher Columbus High School campus.
There were five guest speakers from various career fields; Family Physician Dr. Joyce Robert, Corporate and Real Estate Lawyer Ty Foster, NYPD Lieutenant Naeemah Green-Adams, NYPD Officer Gelinda Gethers, and Elite Top Model/Runway Coach LuCelania Sierra.
The event took place at Christopher Columbus High School 925 Astor Avenue Bronx, NY 10469- Library on Tuesday March 27, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
About C.I.M.S. Young Women’s Leadership:
CIMS offers A Private School Education at a Public School Price and Program Director of YWL, Glenda Estevez provides enrichment programming for inspiring young ladies where they enhance their creative expressions, communication, and social skills. For more information, please visit here.
About Prep 4 Success:
Prep for Success is a leadership and job readiness program directed by Maryum Opa and is sponsored by Council members Annabel Palmer and James Vacca. Prep 4 Success was established in 2008, through NIDC, in order to develop the core competencies in who are socially and academically disadvantaged and train them in resiliency and leadership skills. Prep 4 Success currently operates on eight participating middle and high schools throughout the Bronx (Columbus High School, Global Enterprise Academy, Collegiate Institute for Math & Science, School for Community for Research and Learning, High School of World Cultures, and three middle schools- Aspire, Bronx Green, and Pelham Academy). For more information, please visit here.
Executive Director William Foster's, Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corp (NIDC) works to create thriving communities in the northeast Bronx. Our mission is to help youth prepare for a successful future and has been working to ensure our communities are safe and stable since 1982. For more information, please visit here.
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