Vanina Williams,

Chair Person


As a professional not-for-profit organization, we hold these values:

  • We operate with the highest standards of integrity.
  • We are dedicated to professional development.
  • We are a professional organization operated by Board of Directors.
  • We champion thought leadership and innovation.
  • We offer knowledge and expertise of the highest quality.

CGI Values

Meredith Palermo,

 Public Speaking/Leadership

Melissa Pearson,

Self-Esteem Instructor

Charlise Washington, Business Instructor​

Melissa Pearson

Assistant Treasurer

Advisory Board 

Complete Girlz, Inc. was organized and founded by Earlene Lezama-Taylor in 2015.  Complete Girlz is a non-profit organization specializing in Entrepreneurship, Business & Etiquette. Ms. Taylor saw the need to educate young women/girls in low income communities as well as other young women/girls with a specific training to equip them with complete tools they need to become better leaders in their communities.  She has been personally mentoring young people for over 10 years and has been in the business arena for over 20 years.  She attended NYC Technical College in Brooklyn majoring in Art & Advertising Design and attended Katherine Gibbs Business School majoring in Secretarial Science.  She currently attends Metorpolitan Colledge for Business Management.  She is a member of The National Association of Professional Women and listed with the NY Women's Chamber of Commerce.

Calender of Events 2018


31- Year End Ceremony


Mentoring - 2:30 - 3:30 pm/Tutoring - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm 

Summer Field Trips


25  - Year End Summer Party

Summer Field Trips


Orientation Sept. 15th /Start of classes - Sept 22nd


Field Trip or Volunteering


Christmas Party


Laura Bentley,

Financial Management

Nicola Ince,

Life Skills  Instructor


Arts  & Crafts

Cynthia Romero,


Juanita Farnun,

Beauty Instructor

Hazel Applewhite


Complete Girlz's mission is to empower and strengthen young women in our community by giving them the tools needed to overcome adversity through educational and enrichment programs which promote leadership, confidence and self-worth.

Lisa Wilson,

Founder of The Different Levels of Abuse

Our Goals

Vanessa Miller,

Program Director

​Jennifer Little,

Administrative Assistant


Laura Bentley​

Precious Richardson,

Youth Service -Fashion 

Phil Andrews,

President of Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce


 Teresa Ramsunder,

 ​Research Assistant

Wanda Bryant,

Co-Founder of Entrepreneur Nation

Our Vision


Bridget Smith ,


Alicia John

 Thay Vicks,



Event Planner

Earlene Taylor’s vision is that all young women, if given the right tools can become extremely successful at an early age.  She hopes to provide hands on training for young women so that they can see the necessity for them to become business owners and successful entrepreneurs.  Her desire is to teach young women/girls the principles so that they can “Be all that they can be.”


Founder & CEO

Board of Directors

Angel Winston,

Program Dircector

Ava Levine, 

 Youth Secretary (Asst.)

1. Expand our presence and visibility within the community

2 Provide and promote a world class program and provide quality information

3 Enhance student value through education, research, networking, communication

4 Retain and recruit students

5 Operate with sound business practices