Summer vacation is here and if you’re an El Paso parent that is looking for an educational way to keep your child busy then you are in luck because ‘Mija, Yes You Can’ and Pioneers21 have partnered for “Mija Pioneers” a one-day summer program for both young girls and boys. 

“Mija Pioneers” aims at better equipping middle and early high school students with leadership, entrepreneurial, and wellness skills necessary to thrive beyond their teen years.

“Education is one of Mija, Yes You Can’s pillars so being able to partner with Pioneers21 for this program is exciting because not only will we provide students with educational and mental wellness sessions, but thanks to Pioneers21 we can also prepare them for the future with leadership and business skills,” said ‘Mija, Yes you can’ officials.

This one-day summer program aims to connect students with accomplished professionals who will share their experiences and strategies for overcoming challenges in their careers.  

Through engaging hands-on activities and insightful presentations, participants will gain invaluable tools and tips, fostering their growth into confident and capable leaders.

Program Highlights:

  • Business and Entrepreneurship: Participants will learn the basics of starting and running a business, including ideation, business planning, and financial management.
  • Leadership Development: Workshops will focus on developing essential leadership qualities such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving.
  • Mental Wellness: The program will underscore the importance of mental health, providing strategies for self-care and resilience to ensure balanced personal and professional growth.

‘Mija Pioneers’ is funded by the City of El Paso Economic and International Development and is FREE and open to any El Paso middle and early high school-aged student, female and male.

Participating speakers include representatives from NAMI of El Paso, Workforce Borderplex Solutions and more.

Lunch will be provided for all participants but registration is strongly encouraged because once capacity is reached, online registration will close. 

Mija Pioneers Summer Program:

  • Saturday, June 22, 2024
  • 8 am - 2 pm
  • Bel Air High School: 731 Yarbrough Dr.
  • FREE, lunch is provided

Space is limited. Registration required: REGISTER HERE

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