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  • My name is Shima Fadhil and I am grateful for all of the people that are in my life. I am also grateful for all of the things I have done for others and myself. My friends and family are there for me and support......

  • Dear TLNYC Leaders and Supporters: My name is Roosevelt Jeffery, and I have been working the Tomorrow’s Leaders for about 3-years. I currently serve the organization as an in-school Youth Advocate in Brooklyn. I am extremely happy today to write a #MondayLeaders Spotlight for Daiquan......

  • Two days ago, I found out that I would receive the first #MondayLeaders Employee Spotlight. I am truly honored to receive this and share my TLNYC story. I have been a part of Tomorrow’s Leaders now for almost three years. I can be honest and......

  • On April 27, 2016, I shared my journey as a social entrepreneur. (Read Here: http://bit.ly/2A2YEj5.)  In that personal article, I shared some of the remarkable highs and several lows that I had endured at that time as the Founder and Executive of Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC......

  • When the scholars of Tomorrow’s Leaders study, they understand that for knowledge to be useful one must retain it so that they can apply it to their daily life. Below are 12 simple study tips that our scholars use to master their classes:...

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  • Oumou Koita, 15 Rising High School Freshman Oumou, an over-age student from Guinea, West Africa, has lived in Brooklyn since she migrated to the United States at age 9. Being placed two grades behind after she arrived to the States, Oumou has struggled with her......

  • “I’m Austin, and I’m seventeen–“ “Eighteen,” Johnathan interjects. “He’s eighteen.” “Man, he’s right,” Austin says, starting to laugh. “I AM eighteen.” Austin and his two friends Johnathan and Jasmine, both 17, are the kind of tight where you remember that your friend had a birthday,......

  • Oluwatoyin Ayanfodun Location: New York, NY Job: Executive Director, Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC Education: B.A. in Elementary Education, Temple University Twitter: @leadersnyc What inspired your path into education? I am Nigerian, but was born and raised in East New York, Brooklyn. I’ve been inspired by education......

  • In February of 2011 I decided to leave my job as a student advocate at a non-profit organization in Harlem to start my own non-profit organization in Brooklyn. My vision was to design a program where I could create future leaders, advocate, role models, success......

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