• About GEMS 

    History 

    Girls Empowered to Meet Success (GEMS) is an organization specifically designed to serve girls and young ladies who have a need to be empowered GEMS was founded in December 2010 by the staff at Longfields Elementary School but has now branched into other elementary schools in Prince George’s County. GEMS is a program that provides girls and young ladies with the tools to become an Empowered and Independent young lady with self esteem, positive attitude, cultural awareness, a sense of community and leadership skills.

     

    Mission

    Girls Empowered to Meet Success (GEMS) mission is to empower girls and young ladies, ages 9 – 12, to enhance their self esteem, leadership skills, mentorship, and communication skills.  We will accomplish this through our SEVEN GEMS enrichment activity program and self reflection lessons.