Mireya Vivar, Gabriela Valenzuela-Canizalez , Soe Avila, Kimberli Perez, Elana Pula, Miriam Espana, Emily Gomez, Denise Herrera, Valeria Avitia, Angelina Armenta, Rosemarie Gonzalez, Ricel Izaguirre, Caren Calixtro, Alesha Hodge,
Dayana Herrera, Suset Moran, Kitanna Miller, Candice Jordan
Gabriela Zamarripa, Evelyn Perez, Aliyah Jackson, Lakayna Young,
Alyssa Haro, Samantha Arteaga, Nelly Carrillo, Diamond Velasco, Emily Hernandez,
Maya Garcia, Yesenia Enciso, Yesica Onofre, Luz Mendez, Saje van Petten,
Shayna Sanders, Jade van Petten, Olivia Petit, Chelsea Donis, Torraynce Williams,
Daisy Salcedo, Brittney Wyatt, Jasmir Estrada, Emily Sanchez, Lesley Balmaceda,
Daisy Guevara, Yeretzi Flores, Brianna Gutierrez, Arlette Gonzalez, Karmen Rios,
*Please note-not all team members are pictured.
*Please note-not all team members are pictured.
Social Media Monitor - 11th Grade
I enjoy playing softball and making people laugh!
I joined GBLA because I wanted to better my communication skills and become involved in my community.
I helped keep our Instagram page updated
"When it rains look for rainbows, when it's dark look for stars.” - Anonymous
Member - 10th Grade
I enjoy cruising on bikes and skateboards . I'd say I'm athletic. I've been playing soccer , skating,and bicycling since I was in 7th grade . I love exercising and cooking food .
The reason I joined GBLA was because my best friend dared me to join, but then I actually liked the activities and just the positive atmosphere and classmates supporting each other .
I contributed by giving advice , promoting , attending most of the activities , and staying after school to help out on the projects .
I think GBLA changed my life by making me more positive, teaching me to view things differently- in a good way, it taught me self love, and how to keep a healthy lifestyle .
Project Manager- 11th Grade
I joined GBLA because I was thinking about college applications and how it would look good.
However, this has been one of the best decisions I have made so far. Girls Build LA has improved my teamwork skills and understandings of the ongoing politicial issues that can be addressed within my community.
Why don't you speak it out loud, instead of living in your head?
Leadership Summit committee & Youth Advocacy group Committee- 10th Grade
I am a Sophomore and I have a passion for the arts, especially photography (IG:@90221visuals), civic engagement, and dogs.
I joined GBLA because I wanted to be part of a change, although I was hesitant at first because i felt like it wasn’t something I’d fit into. However, it has quickly become a part of my life.
This year, I helped spark the beginning of the Mayor’s Youth Council in Compton.
“If I am worth anything now, I am worth something later.”
Web Designer- 11th Grade
I enjoy playing basketball and playing video games on my free time.
I joined GBLA because I wanted to empower girls so that they know they can do anything they put their mind to; don't let society put a label on you.
I helped in the designing of the website and helped with any activity that needed it.
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that."- Martin Luther King Jr.
I am a 16 year old Capricorn, and love
being Engaged in social media, my instagram is @_torraynce_
I joined girls build la to learn how to interact with girls my age positively.
So far I have contributed to getting health booths for this year’s health fair,and making a script to help recruit for health booths.
”The only limits there are, the ones you set up for yourself”
Voter Registration / Did You Know Campaign
I like to travel a lot because I like exploring new places.
I joined GBLA in order to meet new women who contribute and set great examples to young girls.
During my time being in GBLA i’ve contributed in helping some of my peers pre-register to vote.
“Let your dreams be bigger than your fears, your actions louder than your words, and your faith stronger than your feelings” - Unknown
Videographer/ Social Media-11th Grade
I enjoy photography, playing soccer, and trying new things. I also love being creative.
I joined GBLA because I thought that it would help me become a better person and help me emotionally and mentally. Also felt that we could inspire other young ladies.
I contributed to our project by taking pictures, and making the videos, also by helping out with the Instagram page.
" I got 99 problems and all of them is being Happy" - Tyler the Creator
Member - 11th grade
Voter Registration/ Did You Know Campaign
I love Britney Spears
I joined Girls Build L.A in order to surround myself with empowering women, and to see and be apart of a great organization that allows young girls to embrace their true power and talent.
Health Fair Committee
I’m currently 15 years old and hold a passion for art, fashion, film, and photography.
I joined GBLA because I felt the need to do more for my school and the community.
This year, I helped make and pass out ribbons for breast cancer awareness.
“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly, you are doing the impossible.”- Francis of Assisi
Health Fair Committee- 10th grade
I love reading, food, and unicorns
I joined Girls Build LA because I wanted to empower young girls and make a difference in my community
My contributions so far have just been planning for our upcoming events such as the health fair
“ I’m gonna do just what I want on the regular, and it’s really not my fault if you’re scared of a sweet little unforgettable thing.”- Bea Miller
Researcher - 11th grade
When I get older I want to be the Senator of the 44th district. Some of my hobbies include debate, listening to Chris Brown, and thinking about Chris Brown .
I joined GBLA because the field I want to go into is a male dominated one. And I not only want to empower other girls but myself into believing there's no job a girl can't do.
"Follow your dreams. Just make sure to have fun too." ~ Chris Brown.
Health Fair Committee
I am 15 years old, my birthday is on May 9, I am pretty out there and I like to dance.
I joined GBLA because I wanted to help empower girls and hopefully in the process empower myself and boost my self-esteem.
My contributions this year is I have
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Health fair committee- 9th Grade
I love playing sports, my favorite colour is maroon, and I enjoy helping people so gloom like wildfire, won’t spread.
I joined GBLA because I wanted to have the power to help my community in order to make a change.
While being in GBLA, I have helped recruit booths for our health fair and assist when passing out ribbons for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
“ Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”-Rumi
Voter Registration and Did You Know Campaign- 9th Grade
I am a person who speaks my mind and whos not afraid to stand out.
I joined GBLA because I want to make a change in my community, and help other young women feel empowered.
I helped make and pass out registration flyers. As well as talking to people about the importance of voting.
“Rock Bottom Became The Solid Foundation On Which I Rebuilt My Life”
Leadership summit committee organizer 10th grade
I enjoy listening to music and playing with my cats.
I joined GBLA to help out people around my community. I wanted to be part of a club in my school.
Throughout this year I passed out pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness. I participated in the leadership committee.
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today”
Leadership Summit Committee-10th Grade
I enjoy making other people laugh.
I joined GBLA because it seemed very empowering towards women and wanted to be apart of that.
I helped in the breast cancer awareness making and passing out ribbons.
“A day without laughter is a day wasted”-Charlie Chaplin
Leadership Summit Committee Organizer - 10th Grade
I am a majorette and loving going on adventures.
I joined GBLA because I believe that we can make a difference and wanted to help my community.
This year I have worked with the Leadership Summit and I’ve been involved with associations that contact my team.
“Enjoy life today, yesterday is gone, & tomorrow may never come.” -unknown
Health Fair Committee-9th Grade
My dream career is to become a Cardiovascular Surgeon; I love helping others.
I joined GBLA to empower not only myself, but also others.
My contribution was to help look for possible organizations for our booths.
¨When women support each other, incredible things happen.¨- Marissa Cohen
Health fair committee- 9th grade
I enjoy reading and eating donuts.
I joined girls Build LA because I wanted to help my community and make a difference.
I helped looked for organizations to host one of our booth
“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings?”
Voters Registration Did you Know Campaign
I enjoy going outdoors and enjoy listening to music especially from my favorite artist,Beyonce.
I joined GBLA because I wanted to join a group of people that help in the community and empower in the society.
11th grader; Voter Registration booth “Did You Know “ Campaign
I am 17 years old and I enjoy playing soccer, meeting new people and making the best out everything.I joined Girls Build LA to empower young girls all over the world help my community and to also empower myself.
While being a current member I have helped my fellow acquaintances pre-register to vote
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy ,not on fighting the old,but on building the new”