Educate ~ Encourage ~ Enlighten
PEARL University is a college-preparation and life-skills enrichment program for female high school students (in grades 9-12) in the DFW area. Through PEARL University, students are encouraged to become a Poised, Elegant, And Responsible Leader as they attend interactive workshops inspiring academic and mental growth.
PEARL University focuses on improving students’ aspects of school engagement including maintaining good grades, preparing for tests, confidence during classroom presentations, homework completeness, but most importantly support and connectedness from peers that share the same values and beliefs.
An additional goal of PEARL University is to equip young ladies with the self-assurance, poise, and social skills to make lasting impressions in the business world. As young women transition from carrying a backpack to a briefcase, PEARL University participants are mentored by active P.E.A.R.L Girls of Promise Inc. board members and certified professionals for each curriculum component who guide the young ladies towards positive success.
PEARL University focuses on the following topics of growth:
- Test Taking Strategies
- College Planning
- Financial Literacy
- Goal Setting
- Public Speaking
- Job Interviewing Skills
- Leadership Attributes
- Proper social & Business Etiquette
- Teen Decision Making
- Mental Health and Conditioning
Studies have shown that girls who attend programs, such as PEARL University, attain higher grades, are more likely to graduate AND go to college, are more knowledgeable on how to make sound decisions, and have a higher self-esteem.