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Professional Women’s Group

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PWG was created to promote employment retention and career advancement by providing valuable skill building information and support from other employed women.

Friendship Sewing Cooperative

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The Friendship Sewing Cooprative (FSC) offers a means of gaining economic self-sufficiency, supportive social networks, and self-confidence for African refugee women.

Heart & Sole

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Girls on the Run uses running and other physical activities as a platform for teaching life skills and promoting holistic health outcomes for girls in grades 3-8. Heart & Sole (H&S) is a new program meant to meet the unique needs of middle/junior high school girls.

Latina Leadership Initiative

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The Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines (LLI) is a one-year intensive leadership development and mentorship program that builds a pipeline of socially conscious Iowa Latina leaders who create change through service on boards and commissions, public office, and within the private, nonprofit, and educational sectors.

PINQ Project

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The PINQ project is a mentoring program designed for at-risk girls to grow together as successful African American women.

Latinas Al Exito Exito: Latino Girls Towards Success

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The Al Éxito (AÉ) afterschool program empowers young Latinas, 6th-12th grade, from rural communities in Franklin, Wright, and Tama counties to succeed in school and in life through academic achievement, leadership development, and civic engagement.

SMART Girls

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The SMART Girls program gives girls the space, support and tools to navigate adolescence and to emerge as strong, healthy, young adults.