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Girls Only Leadership Development Program (GOLD)

By YWCA Cambridge

GOLD is a free, weekly afterschool program on a mission to cultivate self-love and self-expression, & leadership skills in girlx and non-binary youth through mentorship and community partnerships! 

Program Flyer
This program runs during the school year.
Tuesday. Evening.

GOLD will start on October 13, 2020 and go until May 4, 2021. This program will run online from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesdays. We look forward to seeing you there!

Ages 12 to 14.

Grades 7th grade and 8th grade.


GOLD welcomes all youth--cisgender, transgender, gender-nonconforming, genderqueer, and two-spirit people.


Puja Kranz-Howe
GOLD Program Coordinator

Registration required

  • Specific dates

GOLD Registration 


Contact us for more information.


7 Temple Street
Cambridge, MA, MA 02139
United States

Mid Cambridge

The GOLD Program will take place virtually until further notice. 

Additional information

In partnership with Cambridge City Councillor E. Denise Simmons, YWCA Cambridge invites 7th and 8th grade girls and non-binary students in Cambridge to join the Girls Only Leadership Development program (GOLD). In its 7th year of operation, GOLD provide sessions that enable girlx and those that identify with girlhood to express themselves and participate in conversations on topics that include: empowerment, leadership skills, overcoming challenges, climate change, computer science, creative arts, and more. The GOLD program brings girlx and adult mentors together to encourage growth, creativity, positivity, and laughter. Come join us for weekly games, art projects, and much more fun!