"You have future software engineers in this class"
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Six months ago, Studio Samuel received our first grant. It was from The White Feather Foundation and has forever changed the scope of our organization and the girls in our program. 94% of girls saw improvement in their behavior and/or academic performance within the first six months of entering Training for Tomorrow, our life skills program. The four … Continue reading Program Update: A Look at the Last Six Months
After photographer John Delaney and his wife adopted their little girl Sara, he became very aware of the prevalent poverty in her home country. “I wanted to use my photographic skills to give back to Ethiopia,” he says. Very influenced by the peripatetic work of Irving Penn, John packed his large format film camera, complete … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Portraits from an Artist
E.T., 15, and M.T., 14, are shy sisters, and like most teenage girls, they giggle a lot. The two like to play soccer (football, they call it) and volleyball, and work on reading and writing in school. Typical teenagers, right? But these teens are anything but typical -- the siblings are in survival mode, in … Continue reading A Girl’s Story: Sisters
We’re on our way to raising $10,000 for our Empowering Girls through Code campaign. As a thank you for your $2,500 donation, we offer Portrait of a Girl, an original John Delaney photograph of one of the girls in our Training for Tomorrow program. For your $1,000 donation, you have a choice among five 11”x14” prints of John’s portraits. Award-winning fine-art photographer John … Continue reading Portrait of a Girl