Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit Rocks!

by Jen Threat If you are a teen and you are looking for positive, uplifting events, no need to look any further. Now in its fifth year, The Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit continues to motivate and inspire more than 125 New York City teens–and it’s free! On March 31, 2012 the planning committee of the GyeContinue reading “Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit Rocks!”

Up Close & Personal with Michaela angela Davis

I had the wonderful opportunity to interview and observe the “Get Fly:Presentation as Power” workshop led by Michaela angela Davis as part of the 5th Annual Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit produced by Gye Nyame Empowerment Project (GNEP). Here’s what I learned about Michaela. Contrary to what you may see when you look at photographs or meetContinue reading “Up Close & Personal with Michaela angela Davis”

Q&A with GNEP Founder, Akua Soadwa

Double Dutch Magazine editor, Jen Threat, chats with Akua Soadwa, Founder of Gye Nyame Empowerment Project (GNEP). For five years, Soadwa has presented an informative and dynamic one-day Sista-2-Sista Youth Summit that positively impacts teen girls. JT: Why do you think there’s a scarcity of programs or lack of access to programs like yours? AK:Continue reading “Q&A with GNEP Founder, Akua Soadwa”