By Team BLAM
The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation’s 2nd Annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend (GWRTW) took place October 28-30th, mentoring 100 teenage girls from metro Atlanta’s counties, for an action-packed, empowering program to address real-world issues of teenage life, guide them to embrace their unique self-worth and power, forge new peer and mentor relationships and more at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort and Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, GA.
With Georgia experiencing high rates of childhood obesity, high school drop outs among teenage girls, and exploitation of underage women by sex traffickers, Marjorie Harvey hosted the program encompassing self-discovery, fitness, health and wellness, entrepreneurship, mentoring, welcoming inspiring guests during the weekend including 5-time Olympian and Basketball Hall of Famer Teresa Edwards, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and Fredricka Whitfield, motivational speaker Jackie Brewton, Mikki Taylor, Keshia Knight Pulliam, one-of-a-kind fitness in the natural splendor of Stone Mountain Park, as well as candid conversation and insight from herself, and Steve Harvey sharing insight on the male perspective.
The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation’s 2nd Annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend (GWRTW) also welcomed back 10 young women from the 2010 GWRTW mentoring class to serve as junior mentors, and had support from the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort, Stone Mountain Park, The Coca-Cola Company, Bank of America, Delta Airlines, Inc., Frito-Lay, Inc., Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, Tony Brewer and co., Newell Rubbermaid, Susan G. Komen, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Strong 4 Life, K&G Fashion Superstore, and more. Pre-selected from an application process, the teenage girls admitted to GWRTW sustain a role with The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation from admission until two years post college, with this process including a mentor pairing and ongoing educational and developmental experiences with trusted mentors, to ensure continued enhancement and positive growth in helping these young women achieve their goals.
Marjorie Harvey Fires Up The Teenage Girls To Love Who They Are & Be Fearless!
The Teenage Mentees Take In A New Fitness Experience
One Of The Young Mentees Takes Her Turn On Stone Mountain’s Sky Hike Challenge Course.
Host Marjorie Harvey, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien & Essence Magazine’s Mikki Taylor.
Host Marjorie Harvey & CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Greet Mentee Taylor Husdon
Renowned Jazz Artist Performs At The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation
Olympian & Basketball Hall of Famer, Teresa Edwards, Strikes A Pose With Host Marjorie Harvey
Essence Magazine Editor-In-Chief, Constance White, Speaks To The Young Women About Mastering Their Destiny