MSKSI School of Awake  

 Personal Development Program

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AWAKEN HER CONFIDENCE

AND SELF-AWARENESS

MSKSI aspires to mentor young women of color to not only thrive in their planning for higher education and careers in STEM, but also to build healthy mindsets and practices that will help them sustain the success they achieve in life, in the face of challenges and negative conditions. This is accomplished through Personal Development Workshops and Camp Experiences, "MSKSI School of Awake." 

 

The MSKSI School of Awake workshops, mentoring sessions and Camp Experiences will include an interactive curriculum to help girls develop the competencies needed to effectively communicate ideas and feelings, develop healthy relationships with self and others, embrace her authentic self, develop mindfulness, a growth mindset and learn strategies for self-care.

The focus of The MSKSI School of Awake Programs ...

Confidence

Confidence is to accept, love and appreciate the authentic version of self. Girls are encouraged to "take up space" in their unique way, avoid negative self-association, and choose for themselves the values and habits that they want to work on strengthening.

Effective communication skills

Girls are mentored to understand and manage their strengths, communication style, and temperament and how to engage effectively with a diversity of communication styles respectfully while appreciating other's differences.

positive & affirming mindset

SOA Mentors help girls to build healthy mindsets and practices that will help girls sustain the success they achieve in life, in the face of challenges and negative conditions. Resiliency and affirmations are core philosophies of this mindset.

healthy habits of mind

Habits are developed by practice. Mentors teach girls to develop practices of self-reflection, mindfulness, spiritual renewal, journaling, self-care, and other wellness practices to create an environment of safety and wellbeing internally and externally.