We would like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves.
Hello my name is Jessica Leyva I am a 11th grader at Bassett high school, I am so excited and thrilled to be a part of Girls Build LA. I have joined Girls Build LA to help our lady's at the school to feel more empowered. My goal as a project manager Is to help the women in our school to feel confident when talking about things they need to change at school. Women shouldn't hide and should have a voice at school and at home. Women at our school also need to feel confident with there bodies and themselves.
Hello my name is Lucia Medina and I'm a senior at Bassett high school. This will be my second year at Girls Build LA. I've decided to join Team Girl to help educate woman in our community about health and security. Id love to help more woman feel safe to walk down the street. I want to give women a platform to talk about many issues we face, and inspire people to search for more. It's time for us to learn our worth and we will get there together. As one of the project managers, I plan to focus on everyone's growth and be there along the way to help.
My name is Jesyca Altamirano and I am 16 years old I’m am currently attending Bassett High School in La Puente. Why I joined girls build la was because I would like to experience the process of becoming one team and building a better community together and I always wondered what it was like to have girl power. What I hope to get out of this having power and becoming a better person myself and encouraging Girls to know that they aren’t alone in struggles through life and to let them know they are safe
My name is Leslie Becerra, I am a senior at Bassett High School. I am a part of the website and logo design, as well as the Female Empowerment/Unity Team. I joined Girls Build LA because i want to be part of a positive environment in which girls support each other. I hope to grow with the members of this team and form deep bonds with them while also becoming a confident person who isn’t afraid to reach out for help or advice. I also want to be a support system for other girls and be able to uplift them.
Hi! I am a senior at Bassett High School named Jennifer Medrano and I joined Girls Build La to empower women to be able to do what they set their mind to. I wish to create an environment of unity and empowerment at my high school. I hope that through this experience I’ll be able build myself up and spread feminine awareness to those around me.
Hi my name is Alyssa Vargas, I am a senior at Bassett High School looking to empower other girls and join girl unity. Growing up i have always been surrounded by strong women and have been amazed on how they face everyday struggles head on while caring for their families or dealing with other situations. My grandmother has been my biggest inspiration as she came to this country alone but has built an entire life out of nothing. Out of this organization I hope to get a deeper understanding of female empowerment and unity as well as contribute to the empowerment of other women. I'm a photographer.
My name is Miroslava Bustamante and I’m 16 years old, currently In 11th grade. I’ve joined GBLA because I believe in women empowerment and I wanted to help benefit the community in some way. What I hope to get out of this project is for woman to be more well informed and know what is better for themselves..
My name is Marina Costa , I’m a senior at Bassett High School and I’m so excited it be apart of Team Girl BHS . I joined girls build LA because I wanted to teach girls and empower women to be the best they can be . Women all over are put down because of the fact that they are women and I want to change that . I want our girls and girls all over to be able to be themselves in the healthiest way possible and know more about the things that should be a given to know . My focus as project manager is to make sure that all of the other girls focus on core problems that girls have and try to help . I am also focused on self defense and how women can prevent physical harassment from happening . I hope that women all around can listen to our voice and stand up against the stigma of girls not being in the know or girls being weak.
My name is Rubie Trujillo and I am a 11th grader at Bassett High School. I joined GBLA because I believe us strong independent girls can make a difference in this world and I am here to help with that. What I hope to get out of this by being in GBLA is to encourage other girls to be more confident in themselves, to have girls feel safe inside and outside of school, and to be more educated. I hope to contribute with capturing beautiful moments throughout this journey of ours. I am excited to see what my team and I will accomplish <3!
Hello, my name is Alexia Morales and I am currently a senior in Bassett High School. As a Team Girl BHS member, I first joined with the intention of empowering other girls, gain confidence and excel in my studies as a young Latina. My job is to record all events and final edit all videos onto our website. I am also focused on emphasizing and prioritizing physical health on campus. In addition, I hope to become a prime example of prioritizing school meanwhile maintaining a healthy mindset, lifestyle and education. Empowering other young women like me on campus is my top priority and goal.
I’m Valarie Bringas a senior at Bassett High School, I joined Girls Build L.A because I noticed that girls around my school and community are losing there voice. Nowadays being a girl is extremely scary and there’s no place to feel safe. I hope by joining GBLA I will be able to give girls there voice back and give them a place to feel safe. In Girls Build L.A I'm work with others girls to empower and support girls by hosting workshops on different topics such as, Self defense, mental health, physical health and sexual education. My job in TeamGirl is social media manager by putting our workshops and live broadcasts on different social media platforms girls can connect with us from anywhere.
My name is Chelsea Ngo. I am currently a junior at Bassett High School. I joined Girls Build LA because I saw how the girls at my school were not really that empowered & I wanted to be apart of a community where I could change that. I hope to empower & educate other girls as well as myself and basically love myself more. I am excited to be apart of Team Girl because I am able to empower & encourage the girls at my school as well as learn many things myself.
My name is Josie Zambrano, I’m in the 11th grade. I joined GBLA because i am a very strong believer in girl power, female equal rights, and just feminism in general. i hope i will become more educated and i hope outside of this program will become more educated as well. I hope we can encourage girls to be more confident in themselves.
Hi my name is Brianna Maldonado. I joined Girls Build LA because I wanted to have the power to make a change. I have the chance to make a change for the better. I aspire to change the lives of girls at Bassett High School through knowledge and self-awareness.