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Spotlight is our network monthly newsletter highlighting activities and successes of our students.

September 2014

September 2014

This summer, we were lucky to have three network alumnae interning for us: Virginia Mhasvi, Class of 2014, Paula Villanueva, Class of 2011, and Brenda Saldana, Class of 2012.

May 2014

May 2014

Esmeralda is one of 9 students from the DFW area selected to participate in the 2014 Dallas-Sendai Young Ambassadors program, sponsored by The Japan-America Society.

March 2014

March 2014

The Ann Richards School’s Cross Country team won district this year, the second year in a row.

February 2014

February 2014

We are pleased to announce the addition of the Young Women's Leadership Academy of Grand Prairie into the FEYW network.

January 2014

January 2014

This YWCPA junior was recently accepted to the Introduction to Engineering Program (IEP) for high school students at the University of Notre Dame.

December 2013

December 2013

Kimberly, a sophomore at the Irma Rangel school, is a leader making a positive impact in her school.

October 2013

October 2013

Sirena spent the summer before her senior year interning at Texas Tech University Health Science Center working for the School of Medicine.

August 2013

August 2013

Emma is spending a life-changing summer in Tajikistan with a group of kids from across the U.S.

July 2013

July 2013

These extraordinary 10th graders are spending their summer as research interns at the University of Houston.

June 2013

June 2013

The Young Women's Leadership Academy of San Antonio has been ranked as the Best Middle School in Texas by Children At Risk.

May 2013

May 2013

Talkington’s graphic design students were recently presented with a community assignment.

April 2013

April 2013

When Ana saw her friends struggling to come up with the application fee for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, she dreamed up a plan.

March 2013

March 2013

The Lady Gems first began their climb to the City Championship last year as 7th graders.

January 2013

January 2013

Over 250 HISD middle and high school students recently convened at the YWCPA campus for the love of science.

December 2012

December 2012

The students at the Ann Richards School had an amazing opportunity to become on-screen performers.

November 2012

November 2012

Imagine climbing the tallest free standing mountain in the world before your 18th birthday.

October 2012

October 2012

Lights On AfterSchool is a national celebration about after school programs.

September 2012

September 2012

3 YWLA students participated in The National Hispanic Institute’s Great Debate.

August 2012

August 2012

The 27 graduates of the Rangel Class of 2012 are all headed to college in the fall.