Project Inspire Scholarship Recipient Spotlight Gabriella Pierre – Third-Year Student at University of Central Florida Check out our third Project Inspire Scholarship feature, Gabriella Pierre, currently a third-year student at University of Central Florida (UCF). Born and raised in South Florida, she is the first to go to college in her immediate family. When she … Continue reading
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Meet Project Inspire’s 2017 Scholarship Recipient, Daphka Monde
Meet Daphka Monde, one of our 2017 scholarship recipients! She recently graduated from Maynard Evans High School, and is going to attend Valencia College in the hopes of transferring to an out-of-state 4-year-university to pursue her human resources career! We are providing Ashley with a $2,000 scholarship that she will receive through disbursements each fall … Continue reading
Join us in Washington, D.C. on August 2nd as we celebrate 12 years of scholarships and mentorship for youth!
You don’t want to miss out on two very special events Project Inspire has coming up to celebrate our 12th year of providing scholarship and mentorship for deserving high school youth to go to college and thrive while there! Check out some highlights of our Washington, D.C. event below, and click on the flier or … Continue reading
It’s FAFSA Time: Information for new college students!
It’s FAFSA time. The 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available now! Being accepted into college is a really great feeling, and it’s such an honor to be able to continue your education, further opening up doors for an awesome career and life ahead of you. While you may be deciding … Continue reading
December 2015 Professional Development Webinar: Management vs. Leadership: What it takes to lead with influence and be identified as a leader within your career and organizations
In December 2015, Project Inspire hosted a webinar, “Management vs. Leadership: What it takes to lead with influence and be identified as a leader within your career and organizations,” as part of our quarterly professional development series for college students and young professionals. ABOUT REGIS DEVEAUX Regis is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia … Continue reading
Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Lynn Geffrard
This is the third of a profile series written by Social Media Coordinator Michelle Vergara that showcases previous Project Inspire Scholarship winners. Lynn Geffrard is the executive director and founder of her nonprofit Dusting H.E.R. and will be transferring to Florida Atlantic University in fall 2015. How did you first get involved with Project Inspire? I … Continue reading
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Project Inspire’s scholarship program in Miami, Florida!
From left to right, Lynn Geffrad (2011 recipient), Timothy Hill (2015 recipient), Octavia McFarlane (2014 recipient), Daphne Valcin (Project Inspire Founder and Executive Director), Clairminza Almonor (2015 recipient), Alicia Thompson (2014 recipient) Though our organization has been in operation since 2003, for 10 years now, Project Inspire has been helping dreams come true for high … Continue reading
Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Brittany L. Bridges
This is the first of a profile series written by Social Media Coordinator Michelle Vergara that showcases the Project Inspire Scholarship winners. Brittany Bridges is a senior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) majoring in Health Services Administration and minoring in Mass Communications. She will graduate in Spring 2016 and plans on going to nursing … Continue reading
If Not You, Then Who?
Every day as a high school paraeducator, I am granted front row, all-access admission into the lives of our youth. Many, if not most, are in need. Initially, I thought just a little extra attention would suffice, you know, a kind word here or there, an extra snack after school, maybe a hug or two. … Continue reading
Teaching our youth about respect and body image
Project Inspire (PI) has proactively taken a creative approach to combating bullying and ensuring our youth know what it is to love others and themselves. This past summer, PI partnered with Suited for Success, in Suitland, MD, to present at its Summer Performing Arts Camp, Polished & Empowered “Creating Young Ladies of Distinction.” During a … Continue reading