Our programs are designed to address barriers to social inclusion in employment, education and the broader social context.

We help participants of the program develop and maintain positive peer and professional mentoring relationships that will positively impact the career trajectory and social status of the participants of the program through:

Early Leadership

Early intervention leadership development for girls ages 8-17.

Middle Years Leadership Incubation

High school students ages 15-19. Interested in learning about the Model United Nations environment.

Professional Support

Up to 35 year old, professional development programming.

  • #LeadLikeaGirl
    Sat., Oct. 03
    Location is TBD
    Oct. 03, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
    Location is TBD
    Provides girls ages 8-17 with the opportunity to build and expand their leadership, confidence and self-efficacy skills.
  • Black Diplomats Academy
    Thu., Oct. 01
    Location is TBD
    Oct. 01, 2020, 12:01 a.m. – 12:06 a.m.
    Location is TBD
    Prepare participants between ages 18 to 35 years old to interface with regional, national and global policy issues.

Our Modules



Program details

  • Sessions running October 2020-August 2021

  • All sessions delivered virtually

  • Sessions run weekly on Saturday at 10:00 - 11:30 am

  • Program runs at no cost to participants 

Program Description

#LeadLikeAGirl program is an 11-month program geared towards girls’ ages 8-17 currently residing in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). 

Designed to build leadership, confidence and self-efficacy skills, this unique program will provide the girls with meaningful learning experiences that will enhance their knowledge on climate justice, expose them to non-traditional sports, and provide them with Introductory French training. 

Mentorship opportunities with female leaders from across a variety of industries will provide them with exposure to non-traditional careers in STEM, gaming, public affairs, business and the climate sectors among many others.

 Girls will also get the opportunity to build relationships with their peers and develop their teamwork, communication and collaboration skills as they work together on a major project to solve climate issues within their local communities.

Black Diplomats Academy

Applications are now closed for the 2021 program cohort.

2021 program cohort announcement coming soon

Program details

  • Year long program with 6 months of module delivery and 6 month career trajectory internships for eligible participants. 

  • Suitable for individuals interested in Global Diplomacy and who self-identify as Black/African/Caribbean.

  • All sessions delivered virtually

  • 2021 program start date: March 19

  • 6 hours of program delivery per week.

  • Program runs at no cost to participants

Program Description

  • Focus on providing black young professionals ages 18-35 with access to specialized training and essential learning opportunities to prepare them for careers in public service and global diplomacy.

  • We see the creation of this Academy as a direct contribution and investment in the recognition, justice and development of Black communities, as outlined by the United Nations declaration of the Decade for People of African Descent.

  • A structured training mechanism that activates the Black youth voice at the individual level that directly impacts the systemic outcomes

  • Aims to prepare participants to interface with regional, national and global policy issues ranging from climate change management to future of work in the digital age

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