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Virtual Summer Program Teaches High School Black Girls Essential Skills in Leadership


Press release: 

Jacqueline Glass-Campbell, CEO of At the Well Conferences, Inc. (ATW), celebrates molding the masterminds of tomorrow by introducing At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy’s Online Distance Learning Program.

In accordance with the COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines set forth by Phil Murphy, governor of New Jersey, along with organization’s concern for the well-being of students and families, Glass-Campbell canceled the original program formerly held at Princeton University

Now, students from across the country have the opportunity to receive this prestigious online education that is easily accessible and affordable.

Minority girls who are entering their 11th and 12th-grade years in high school will participate in classes with core curriculum specifically created to develop Black female corporate leaders.

They learn critical thinking, college essay writing, as well as, attain higher confidence in standardized testing, and increase academic achievement. Topics range from financial literacy, body image, and entrepreneurship, to health and wellness, and building self-esteem.

ATW partners with many celebrities, high-profiled figures, educators, and activists who share life challenges and personal testimonies. Recent speakers have included actress Nicole Ari Parker, scholar Julianne Malveaux, motivational speaker Brandi Harvey, 2016 Democratic National Convention Chief Leah Daughtry, physician Michele Reed, and plus-size supermodel Liris Crosse.

Workshop facilitators include role models from the medical, legal, financial, and non-profit fields. Financial guru and The Real daytime talk show’s Tiffany “the Budgetnista” Aliche, Lisa Ascolese, founder of A-to-Z and featured inventor on QVC and HSN, and young, rising actress Eden Duncan Smith are past participants.

ATW is a two-week online summer program held July 19-24, 2020, and July 27-31, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The program is currently offering a discounted rate of $599.00 to the first 50 applicants.

Applications are currently available on the ATW website. To learn more about the ATW  online academy click here