“Writing is a way to understand the world and myself. This is just the beginning.” —Massange Kamara, mentee
Girls Write Now works on the basis of intense commitment—our mentees sign up for a demanding year of daily effort and constant challenge as they learn various genres of writing and a range of life skills. Girls Write Now promises an equally intensive investment, one that is highly effective and economical compared to similar services.
Girls Write Now has completed 75% of an ambitious five-year growth plan to:
- Expand: We have increased from 100 to 600 girls/gender non-conforming youth served annually
- Enrich: Integrated curriculum across Creative, Critical, Digital writing—producing cutting edge work across genres and media
- Extend: Professional development on the pathway to a wide range of industries in which writing proves crucial
- Elevate: Increased opportunities to amplify diverse voices