Denny's Hungry 4 Education writing contest winners with Denny's Executives, SOT writing mentors, facilitator and founder

Denny’s Hungry 4 Education writing contest winners with Denny’s Executives, SOT writing mentors, facilitator and founder

Sisters of Today and Tomorrow hosted its eighth annual National Leadership Conference for Girls, “WE MATTER II, Sharing Our Story,” at Georgia Tech last week.

The day-long program included fun interactive workshops with over 20 facilitators / mentors engaging the young ladies on leadership development, goal-setting, health and wellness, self-esteem building, and more. Conference highlights included a fashion show with 16-year-old old designer Amari & Mari Co., My Image on Social Media, creative writing workshop where the essay contest winner was presented with a $500 scholarship from Denny’s, a campus tour and a powerful sisters circle.

Sisters of Today and Tomorrow (SOT) is a gender specific nonprofit organization, whose mission is to transform the lives of girls and the women who raise them, through programs that focus on self-esteem, education, health & fitness and careers/entrepreneurship. The SOT Leadership Conference is in its 8th year and has served over 350 girls and women. For more information, visit www.sistersoftodayandtomorrow.org or call 404-319-2130.

(Photos by: Donna Permell, Prime Phocus)

Dr. Syretta Wells of MouthPeace Dental, SOT Founder Carla Morrison, and Natlyn McGhee, RN during the SOT Conference Health & Wellness Workshop

Dr. Syretta Wells of MouthPeace Dental, SOT Founder Carla Morrison, and Natlyn McGhee, RN during the SOT Conference Health & Wellness Workshop

Amari and Mari Co models were featured during SOT's Lunch with a Leader
Denny's Hungry 4 Education writing contest winners with Denny's Executives, SOT writing mentors, facilitator and founder

Denny's Hungry 4 Education writing contest winners with Denny's Executives, SOT writing mentors, facilitator and founder

Dr. Allen holds microphone for daughter Avah while she recites Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

Dr. Allen holds microphone for daughter Avah while she recites Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

Dr. Sherri Allen with Daughter Avah and SOT Founder Carla Morrison during SOT Leadership Conference for Girls

Dr. Sherri Allen with Daughter Avah and SOT Founder Carla Morrison during SOT Leadership Conference for Girls

Girls discussing their image on Social Media

Girls discussing their image on Social Media

Itohan and Jadyn in Serious Thought

Itohan and Jadyn in Serious Thought

Sisters of Today and Tomorrow touring the Campus of GA Tech with GA Tech Ambassador

Sisters of Today and Tomorrow touring the Campus of GA Tech with GA Tech Ambassador

Social Media Facilitator Tomika DePriest and SOT Executive Director Carla Morrison before SOT Leadership Conference Social Media Workshop Who Do You Think You Are Your Image on Social Media

Social Media Facilitator Tomika DePriest and SOT Executive Director Carla Morrison before SOT Leadership Conference Social Media Workshop Who Do You Think You Are Your Image on Social Media

SOT Alumni Spelman rising Sophomore Saleigh Derico comes back to SOT Conference to speak with the girls. Picture here with SOT Founder Carla Morrison

SOT Alumni Spelman rising Sophomore Saleigh Derico comes back to SOT Conference to speak with the girls. Picture here with SOT Founder Carla Morrison

SOT founder Carla Morrison (center), with Sisters Scribes Yvette Caslin of Rolling Out,  Author Ronda Racha, Blayne Alexander of 11 Alive, Jacqueline Holness Author and Kendall McEachin facilitator

SOT founder Carla Morrison (center), with Sisters Scribes Yvette Caslin of Rolling Out, Author Ronda Racha, Blayne Alexander of 11 Alive, Jacqueline Holness Author and Kendall McEachin facilitator

SOT going on a tour of GA Tech's Campus Jadyn, De'Sha, Jinea, Itohan and N'dea

SOT going on a tour of GA Tech's Campus Jadyn, De'Sha, Jinea, Itohan and N'dea

SOT's featured speaker during Lunch with a Leader Amari Johnson 16yr old fashion designer CEO of Amari and Mari Co

SOT's featured speaker during Lunch with a Leader Amari Johnson 16yr old fashion designer CEO of Amari and Mari Co

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