G.I.R.L.S. Leadership Program is an 8-month enrichment program designed to build character, self-esteem and develop strong leadership skills in girls ages 6 – 18. The program offers interactive life-skills workshops, experiential learning activities, STEM career exploration, group mentoring, and community service. G.I.R.L.S. Leadership Program aims to work with girls at an early age to prevent teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, gang involvement, and other high risk behaviors.
The Sports Diplomacy Office at the U.S. Department of State conducts sport-based international exchange programs for non-elite athletes, coaches, administrators, and others from the global sports arena. I Am BEAUTIFUL Inc., was selected to host the group on September 22 from 6pm – 9pm due to the congruence of its program objectives, which are to foster self-esteem and develop leadership skills of girls and women.