IAGWF is a non-profit 501c3 organization that focuses on mentoring, community service, and scholarship.
Girl Talk Youth Empowerment Seminar: Empowerment seminars are held
every year to promote self-esteem and empower young women. The purpose of these events is to bring awareness to many issues that young women face. In addition, youth empowerment speakers are invited to motivate, uplift, and help improve the self-esteem of young women.
Girl Talk 101: Girl Talk 101 is a mentoring program that is based at Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club in Winter Haven. Mentors meet with 4th-6th grade girls every Tuesday. The purpose of Girl Talk 101 is to teach girls about bullying in schools, peer pressure, goal setting, and becoming a leader among their peers. The program lasts for an entire school year. During the beginning of the Girl Talk 101 session, the girls each discusses their academic goals for the school year and throughout the program. Throughout the program, girls take a peek at their goals to make sure they are achieving each goal.
Miss Young, Talented & Educated Scholarship: The Miss Young, Talented & Educated Scholarship was started in 2015 to assist graduating high school seniors pursue their college careers by providing scholarships to help with college expenses. Scholarships are awarded every year in May. Past recipient winners pictured L to R: Zakiya Mitchell (2016), Anacia Brooks (2015), and Valdeja Holton (2016)
Holiday Hearts: An initiative that started in 2020 serves local nursing homes
in the Polk County community. Every year, a nursing home is selected and
the residents receives gifts for the holidays. Members of the community are
able to donate items for the initiative. Items that are included in the holiday
baskets are blankets, socks, puzzles, body wash, and hand sanitizer.