The Aurora Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in support of the Emerging Young Leaders program, has developed the Ivy Leadership Academy or ILA.  ILA is 10-month program is designed exclusively for pre-teen African American girls grades six (6) through eight (8) who attend school in or reside in the Aurora Area. Participants will benefit from a rigorous curriculum designed to; develop life-long skills, promote leadership, build confidence, and encourage self-efficacy.

Ivy Leadership Academy workshops will address the unique needs of pre-teen girls, and equip them with the skills necessary to emerge victorious in all academic and social endeavors. Workshops will incorporate skill development in the areas of:

  • Self-esteem

  • Health

  • Community service

  • Post-secondary education & career choices

  • Domestic violence & healthy relationships

  • Peer pressure & safe choices

  • Public Speaking

  • Defying media perceptions of beauty

For more information and questions about the Ivy Leadership Academy, please contact Mrs. Wonder Moore at wonder.moore1908@gmail.com.

Click here for the 2018 Ivy Leadership Cover Letter

Click here for the 2018 Ivy Leadership Application