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About Us

Mission

Our mission is to inspire girls to view themselves as future leaders by fostering a love of learning and empowering them to realize their highest potential. To achieve its mission, GWG has charted a unique course in the Car ibbean to uplift girls through education, recreation, innovation and information.

Values

Girlz with Goals honors its core values. We strive to:
• Recognize our power and potential to become future leaders
• Commit to focusing on and achieving my goals
• Embrace opportunities to grow academically and socially
• Express joy, optimism and gratitude through our words, thoughts and
actions
• Nurture our spiritual, emotional and physical health
• Stand up for ourselves, our beliefs and others

Vision

GWG will be recognized as the leading institution in the Caribbean serving girls and their communities while promoting Arts; Literacy; Technology and Health in a nurturing resource-filled environment .

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Robert Isaie

Karlene Kiminyo

Rev. Dr. Richard Heron

Tanya Isaie, Esq.

Teamwork

Staff Leadership

 

Tanya Isaie, Esq.

President & CEO

Tanya Isaie is President and CEO of Girlz with Goals, the organization that inspires the girls of Jamaica to be future leaders and set commendable goals. She establishes strategic partnerships with various national organizations dealing with youth development, parent involvement, and student support programs and services. Tanya brings more than twenty (20) years of legal experience from private practice and government service. As a native Jamaican, Tanya has made it her mission to set the girls of Jamaica on a path of leadership and excellence. Tanya holds a B.B.A. degree from Howard University and a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.

Natalie Coache

Chief of Staff

Natalie Coache is a Human Resource expert and Wall Street veteran.  She is a graduate of Howard University, School of Business where she studied International Business in preparation for a twenty-year career in corporate America. She is living out her God-given purpose through the roles of mother, mentor, women’s advocate, author and God’s servant.  Natalie currently resides in Morris County, New Jersey with her family.  In her leisure time she enjoys music, travel, reading and quality time with friends and family.  

Karlene Kiminyo

Director of Operations

Karlene Kiminyo was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1969. She emigrated to Brooklyn, New York in 1979 and attended New York public schools. She attended Samuel J. Tilden High School in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. She received both a Bachelor & Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Howard University, Washington, DC in 1992 and 1994, respectively. Upon graduating, she pursued a career in international consulting as a Project Manager, Staff Engineer, and Team Leader. Her focus areas included technology consulting for pharmaceutical, petrochemical, telecommunications, banking, securities, paper and other regulated industries for integration human performance improvement. She carved a path as an industry leader in project management using innovative problem solving, team building, and personnel development. She is an accomplished technical leader with strong analytical, planning, development, and implementation skills in engineering consulting. In addition, she has served as a reliable and unwavering volunteer with school, church, and local organizations. This opportunity has allowed her to serve not only her family but her local community.

Partners & Sponsors

 
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Palace Foundation

Food For The Poor

Kielle Farms

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Price Smart

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Courts Furniture

CORPORATE SUPPORT

On behalf of the Girlz with Goals network and the girls we serve: Thank you.

This work cannot be done alone. We are honored to work with Corporate Sponsors. Our Corporate Partners are part of a diverse array of exceptional companies that are committed to making the world a better place for girls.  Your corporate partnership is critical to our success and the achievements of girls across Jamaica.

If you have not joined us yet…please come on board.

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