Dueña de mi futuro (Owner of my future)

Latina teens Owner of my future program

Dueña de mi futuro is an enrichment program specially designed for Latinas in grades 6-12 with each session taking place on Saturdays. The program offers participants an opportunity to learn from educators and speakers about leadership and college and career opportunities. The program is presented in English.  

This program is coordinated in partnership with the Hispanic Organization for the Promotion of Education (HOPE) with support from the WKU Recruitment in Equity and Diversity in Teaching Program and Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College.

Dates / Time / Location

October 22 and 29; November 5 and 12

February 18 and 25; March 4 and 11

9:00am – 12:00pm

Western Kentucky University Gary Ransdell Hall

Dueña de mi futuro will take place the full academic year, four weeks in the fall and spring.

REGISTER

Registration to participate in this program will open August 29, 2022. The registration will remain open until the program reaches its capacity. The registration fee is $20 for the entire academic year, and is payable after completing the registration form or upon arrival on the first day. If you are unable to provide the registration fee, please request the sponsored registration on the registration form.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We have answers to some of our frequently asked questions about Dueña de mi futuro. We want to make sure you have all the information you need before and after you register or your youth register for the program. Take some time to review this page along with the FAQ page. If you need assistance completing the form or assistance with Spanish translation, please contact Addi, 270-901-1132 or Julia, 270-745-2296.

PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

Dueña de mi futuro is designed for Latinas in grades 6-12. The program is open to all youth who may enjoy learning from Latina professionals and their experiences along with other career professionals about college and career topics. Youth are split into groups based on their grade level with groups expected for 6-8 and 9-12 grades.

HERE IS WHAT YOUTH CAN EXPECT

Each Saturday, participants will hear from the main presentation speaker, participate in activities and small groups around the given topic for the day, and engage in a career exploration activity. The group sessions provide youth with an opportunity to learn from their leaders, get to know their peers, and share their knowledge and opinions on the topics.

THANK YOU TO OUR FALL 2021 SPONSORS

Edmonton State Bank

Gold Sponsor: Edmonton State Bank

Bronze Sponsors: City of Bowling Green, WKU Department of Modern Languages, and Franklin Bank & Trust

Individual Sponsorships: Anyone who is interested in donating to For a Real Change, Inc. for Dueña de mi futuro, can submit a donation online or via mail using our donate page.

Business Sponsorships: If your business is interested in being a program sponsor, please contact info@forarealchange.org for our sponsorship information.