Maya Whites is the Girl of the Month for our 8th issue! Maya is a senior at The Brearley School. She is the Co-Head of Umoja and on the Advisory Board. She also is the Host and Founder of the podcast: Independently Black. Listen to this podcast to hear more about Maya’s story and about the initiatives, programs, and events she’s put in place for Umoja.
Drew Townsel is the Girl of the Month for our 7th issue! Drew is the Founder & CEO of Intersect Magazine and a freshman at Loyola Marymount University. She also works with Sony Music U and has an internship with 10k Projects. Listen to our interview with Drew on Spotify or Apple Podcasts or watch the video podcast on YouTube to hear more about her story and about how she created Intersect Magazine.
Josie Helm is the Girl of the Month for our 5th issue! Josie is a Junior in High school at The Brearley School in New York City. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Black Students Demanding Change (BSDC).”BSDC is dedicated to fostering a centralized community space where Black students feel heard, supported, and celebrated. We work to implement racially equitable reform in private schools
KTM’s Girl of the Month for Issue 4 is Destiny Wimpye! She is a 16-year-old ballet dancer. You’ve probably seen her amazing dance photos on Instagram and her exceptional videos of her turning on pointe. Destiny is a Brown Girls Do Ballet and Discount Dance Ambassador, an AS Dancewear Mentee, and an advocate for representation for girls of color in the ballet world.
This issue’s Girl of the Month is Christine Xu. She is a sophomore at The Chapin School and is the Founder and President of Gens Connect. Gens Connect connects teens and senior citizens through phone calls to help them with social isolation and promotes bonding between the generations. Below is the interview I had with Christine.
Our first girl of the month is Ashfah Alam. She is a Junior at The Chapin School and is the co-founder of The Reach Project. The Reach Project is an organization that “provides access to extracurricular activities for low-income students in the Bronx.”
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