Sandra Walters,

Self Esteem



CGI Values

Laura Bentley

Jerin Tasnim,

Junior Mentor/Youth Service -Arts & Crafts

Cheryl Rhames,

Director of Programming

Precious Richardson

Youth Service -Fashion 

Phil Andrews,

President of Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce


Ava Levine, 

 Youth Secretary (Asst.)

Calender of Events 2018

 Geraldine  Vasall, 

 ​Modeling Instructor 

Wanda Bryant,

Co-Founder of Entrepreneur Nation

Meredith Pellermo,

Leadership/Public Speaking

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

Kelia Simpson,

Asst. Treasurer


Video Preparation


Special workshop TBA


10th -  Bowling 360 at 3pm 


Volunteering TBA


*Year End Celebration (Stay tuned for more details)



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


25  - Year End Summer Party


Laura Bentley,

Financial Management

Nicola Ince,

Life Skills  Instructor

Cynthia Romero,


Juanita Farnun,

Beauty Instructor


Bridget Smith ,



Administrative Assistant


Founder & CEO

Hazel Applewhite 

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 is a member of The National Association of Professional Women and listed with the NY Women's Chamber of Commerce.

Lisa Eason,

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.

Charlise Washington, Business Instructor​


Board of Directors

Marlyn Johnson 


Lisa Wilson,

Founder of The Different Levels of Abuse

Our Goals

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.”

Lori Reed, HBO

Meredith Palermo 

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.

Melissa Pearson,

Etiquette Instructor

Our Vision

Akiah James,

Youth Service - Art 


Vanessa Miller,

Program Director