Projects

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Dare to Dream Conference

Atrévete a Soñar ¡Edúcate! (Dare to Dream: Get Educated!) Dare to Dream invites 450 6th to 8th grade Latinas plus their mothers/mentors to an annual conference at the College of DuPage to focus on the value of education in general and higher education in particular. The goal is to expose the girls to positive role models and to talk about the importance of setting high goals, staying in school to fulfill their goals…Read more

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Build the Dream Conference

Build the Dream: STEM Conference is a fun and inspiring conference geared toward increasing the participation, retention and advancement of the number of Latina girls in science, technology, engineering and math. (Add statistics here) By using local volunteers to lead workshops, girls and parents/mentors meet with mathematicians, engineers and scientists who live…Read more

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Fund the Dream Scholarship

Dare to Dream: Get Educated! Offers up to eight annual scholarships to conference participants. We believe that apart from motivating the girls to enroll in higher education institutions funding the girls education is equally important. Many families do not have the means or qualifications for traditional financial aid creating a difficult obstacle for our young participants…Read more