JUNE

29th - Year End Ceremony


​JULY/AUGUST

Summer Mentoring - Rochdale Library
2:00 - 3:30 pm 

Summer Field Trips

SEPTEMBER

Teacher's Training


OCTOBER

Oct 5th - Orientation /Start of classes 


NOVEMBER

Nov 16th Parent's Luncheon


DECEMBER

Movie Sessions

​Dec 14th - Christmas Party

 


Laura Bentley,

Financial Management/Culinary

Shabel Castro,

 Special Events Director

Wanda Bryant,

Co-Founder of Entrepreneur Nation


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

Our Vision

Juanita Farnun,

Beauty Instructor

Charlise Washington, Business Instructor​


Thays Vick,

Fashion/Self Imaging

Nicola Ince,

Life Skills Instructor




Our Goals

Asia Miller,

Program Director/Self-Esteem




Yolanda Baptiste,

Program Coordinator/Leadership


Rosaline Astefanous,

Leadership

Open,

Dance Instructor


Open​


Board of Directors

Advisory Board 

Calender of Events 2019

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.



​​​​Earlene Lezama-Taylor is from Queens NY and attended New York City Technical College in Brooklyn for Art and Advertising Design. She is currently attending Metropolitan College for Business Management. She comes with a wealth of knowledge in business, and working as a mentor.  She is a notary,  a member of The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Earlene believes all youth can become who they want to be with the proper education and training tools.  So, she started “Complete Girlz” Mentoring/Empowerment Program, where she is has been the CEO for over 3 years. Complete Girlz was founded in 2015 and incorporated in 2016 as a 501(c)3. The organization trains young ladies to become successful in their endeavors.  Complete Girlz is located within 4 facilities currently which are as follows: South Jamaica Library, Middle School 8 and Starbucks-Sutphin.  CGI also hold specialized workshops at local Shelters and recreational centers as well. In 2018 Complete Girlz received the “Gem Among Us Award” from the Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. and in 2019 Earlene received The “Community Service Award” from The Laurelton Club of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. Earlene has received citations from notable elected officials such as Senator Leroy Comrie in 2018 & 2019, Assemblywoman Alicia L. Hyndman in 2019, Councilman Member L. Daneek Miller in 2019 and The Laurelton NANBPWC. She received a Congressional Certificate of Merit from Member of Congress Gregory W. Meeks and a Certificate of Appreciation from the President of the Borough of Queens Melinda Katz.   She also received the "Queens of NCouragement" award from Sisters NCourage. Her future aspirations include working for the Department of Education and continuing to impact the community in a positive manner through the work her non-for-profit is doing at Complete Girlz, Inc.

Shabel Castro 





Ava Levine, 

 Youth Secretary (Asst.)



Open,

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.

Founder & CEO

History

Mission

Phil Andrews, Chair

President of Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce

Mikko A. Easley Fundraising Director


Maria Spencer,

Admin Coordinator

Sarah bhuyia,

Research Assistant

Lisa Wilson,

Founder of The Different Levels of Abuse


Bridget Smith ,

Secretary




Treasurer



Staff

Sharon Mill,

Event Planner

CGI Values

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.”


Laura Bentley



Diamond Powell,

Administrative Assistant


 

Meredith Palermo,

Mentor