Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership 


Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership (GGAL) provides an opportunity for 6th-12th grade immigrant and refugee girls to prepare for college, improve academic skills, and build leadership skills with other girls facing similar challenges. Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership is designed to create a community of support for the participants and their families. Our number one goal is to help our GGAL's dream big and create realistic plans to achieve those dreams. 





Program Activities 

  • One-on-one college preparation and English literacy support
  • Leadership and career exploration
  • Group field trips and college visits
  • Financial literacy skill development
  • Self-confidence building
  • Mentorship program  

When and Where

  • Washington Tech Magnet School 
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    • 1:45pm - 3pm
  • Oromo Community of Minnesota
    • Tuesday and Thursday
    • 4pm- 5:30pm

how to PARTICIPATE & Cost

  • Girls Getting in Leadership is FREE! 
  • For more information please email Naly Vang at