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
Upcoming Meeting Dates for Spring 2023
February 18 and 25; March 4 and 11
9:00am – 12:00pm
Western Kentucky University Gary Ransdell Hall
Dueña de mi futuro has meetings during the fall and spring of the academic year.
Registration to participate in this program opened in August 2022 and limited registration is available for spring 2023 enrollment. The registration fee is $20 and is payable after completing the registration form. While sponsored registrations are available for teens participating in the full academic year, there are no more available for new students this spring. Register by February 8. The registration link will be removed once capacity is reached.
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.
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 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 2022-23 SPONSORS
Gold Sponsor: Edmonton State Bank
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 [email protected] for our sponsorship information.