Mentor a Girl, Change Your World

April 12th event promotes sisterhood and positive female relationships


TROY, Mich. – Hate and Envy seem to have become the new “it” girls as evident with the popularity of reality shows depicting female drama and cat fights. While some are cashing in on the drama, others are encouraging positive and empowering relationships among girls and women.


On Thursday, April 12, the Oakland/Macomb Chapter of the National Organization for Women will present “Mentor a girl – Change your world,” a program highlighting the benefits of mentoring and personal real-life role modeling.


This program is specific to women mentoring girls and will discuss how to make mentoring fit to a busy lifestyle and the compelling reasons why mentoring is so important in today’s world.


Guest speakers include Paula Dirkes, author of “Mentor Me: The Complete Guide for Women who want to Mentor Girls,” who will discuss how to incorporate mentoring into your existing lifestyle and Rasheda Kamaria, founder of Empowered Flower Girl LLC, who will discuss the importance of inspiring sisterhood in an age of bad girls, housewives and frenemies.


The event will take place at the Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois in Troy, Mich. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.  Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.  Attendees must RSVP by Friday, April 6 via email to



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