How has working for GYW grown your world?
“Grow Your World has grown my world in such a fundamental way in various aspects of my life. Personally, I feel a lot more able and willing to experience discomfort and step into brave spaces. I feel much more conscious of the lenses through which I perceive the world around me and how they impact me and those who I interact with. I feel more confident in standing up for what I believe in and addressing when things are going wrong.”
-Helped me foster relationships
-Improved my self-advocacy
-Built skills in teamwork and communication
-Educated me about racial equity and resilience
-Made me realize the interconnectedness of body and mind
-Allowed me to engage with youth
-Boosted my confidence
-Helped me explore what allyship means and should look like
How has working at GYW has impacted your post-graduation plans or career goals?
-Increased my interest in working with nonprofits
-Honed my ability to incorporate values of racial equity and resilience into my future career
-Focus on youth or education
What personal growth have you experienced since working at GYW?
-I have greater patience and flexibility
-I am more educated about racial equity and resilience and am more empowered to share those values with others
-Increased awareness of my mental health
-Understanding of, and appreciation for, my own identities
-I am more receptive to constructive criticism
Interested in joining the team?