Teaching Woman Program
For college-aged women
Teaching Women are college-aged women trained to serve as teaching assistants to the professional Girls’ LEAP Self-Defense instructors. The program is an opportunity for personal and professional development in the areas of leadership, intergenerational mentoring, coaching, and guidance.
- Assist in teaching at least 1 program per semester (standard programs run for 10 weeks, 3 hours per week).
- Organize and/or participate in on-campus outreach and awareness events to promote awareness of violence against girls and women in the community.
- Attend weekly, on-campus meetings that will offer additional training, support, and reflection.
Who Can Apply?
Women aged 18 years or older who have earned a high school diploma, particularly those who are or who will be in September of 2011, current students at Northeastern University, Simmons College, or Lesley University. We especially encourage women who are interested in empowerment, leadership, or self-defense to apply. Click here to apply! Girls’ LEAP TWP Application – Spring 2012
For more information about the Teaching Woman Program, contact Kristen at (617) 514-4285 or Kristen@girlsleap.org