GIRLS EMPOWERED MENTALLY FOR SUCCESS
A non-profit helping At-Risk girls ages 10 to 17 in the development of social competencies which ensures a healthy emotional and mental transition to womanhood.
WHAT WE DO
Through group mentoring, one-on-one mentoring, after schools,in-school, and summer.
Designed to foster positive outcomes associated with encouraging engagement and commitment to school.
We council college prep, entrepreneurial training, paid internships, and assist in college tours.
GEMS has implemented Transition to Success Programs in 14 sites across Hillsborough County.
HOW WE SUPPORT OUR GIRLS
Transitions Candles is the social enterprise of Girls Empowered Mentally for Success, Inc. it provides another means to create healthy transitions for at-risk girls. We are committed to the total well-being of the “GEMS Girl”.
“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential."
- Malala Yousafzai