Health and Wellness Program: DiscoverMe


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EmpowHERto’s DiscoverME program supports to self-identifying females in their journey to building their self-esteem and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our program offers a safe place for teens to connect, share stories and lend encouragement.

Start Date: March 2021
Age: 14-24 (Must be located in the GTA)
Where: Online via Zoom
When: 10 weeks – 1-2 Modules/Week | 30-45 minutes per module
Program is on-going; weekly attendance is suggested

The program will offer 12 weeks of personal development. With two modules a week, we want to create a safe, supportive environment to help empower young women to find their true selves and sustain healthy relationships with individuals and communities.

Our program features a personal approach to Health and Wellness. The program will offer four features of support by incorporating therapeutic activities, educational courses, support groups, keynote speakers and wellness workshops.

Mind & Soul

We will focus on letting participants understand their feelings and connecting them to their bodies and soul. Whether it is spiritually, physically or emotionally, we aim to help broaden our participants’ perspectives on themselves and their life experiences.

Self-Love Through Food

An online experience with a licensed nutritionist, participants will get the chance to join in on our online cooking class where we will cover easy to follow recipes towards maintaining a healthy and balanced diet.

Building Confidence

Preparing our participants for their future as strong female leaders in their community. We will teach participants how to navigate through negative emotions and doubts.

Love your Body

Participants will get the chance to learn and engage in ways of being more body positive.

Say Hello to our Experts

Program Director: Brenda Aviles
Program Manager: Arlayna Clarke
Program Coordinator: Jennifer Lazo, Lamiya Ahmed, Nadia Charles, Nia Mascoll-Callender