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She Designs the Way Forward

She Designs the Way Forward, is a virtual 5 day program to support young women in grades 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, and first year postsecondary school through a journey of:

  1. self-awareness  

  2. finding purpose 

  3. creating a vision of one’s future self 

  4. brainstorming new educational and career opportunities 

  5. human skills development 

  6. education and career mapping to create a path into leadership 

The program was created by Dr. Minna Allarakhia an alumna of MIT, Brown University and the University of Waterloo.  She created this program, because every young woman needs a champion. 


Dr. Minna Allarakhia is a faculty member and Co-Founder of BioEndeavor Inc. She provides an inside view of university life including choosing schools and programs, as well as emerging education and career opportunities for young women.

The 5-day journey includes: 

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Day 1: Beginning the Journey with You
Building self-awareness and self-confidence.
Understanding the true measure of your self-worth
by connecting to your values and beliefs.

Contemplating by the Window

Day 2: Resilience through Purpose and Knowing your Goals
Understanding the science behind purpose and its impact on your well-being including your physical and emotional well-being. Finding clarity in your goals and purpose across your education and career path.


Day 3: Emerging Opportunities Driven by Global Challenges
Understanding emerging education and career opportunities driven by technology, sustainable development, and global responsibility. Envisioning your future self and learning how to create this future vision of yourself.


Day 4: The Human Skills Needed to Succeed in our Global World
Developing and leveraging your human skills to stand out as a young woman. Finding your strengths as a young woman who is a critical thinker, creative innovator, powerful communicator, empathetic collaborator and moral leader. 

Girls Studying

Days 5: Designing Your Education and Career Map-Achieving Excellence as an Emerging Young Leader
Mapping your education and career path. Group and instructor led discussions will assist students in finding schools, programs, and leadership opportunities that align well with their purpose and vision of their future self.

Peer to Peer Real Life Learning: Students will work with their fellow Lead-HERs to strengthen their confidence and sense of self-worth, develop their human skills using case-based simulations, and jointly develop their education and career maps.

Spend Time with an MIT/Brown Alumna:  Students will spend time with Dr. Minna Allarakhia-an MIT and Brown Alumna and faculty at the University of Waterloo, to share their education and career vision boards using the BioEndeavor Building My Education and Career Canvas on Purpose. 

Receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program. 


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Contact Dr. Minna Allarakhia at 
to learn more about this journey
for you or your daughter. 

An investment of a lifetime.  
A journey to find yourself and your place in the world.

We believe in being an inclusive workshop. Young Women, Girls, and LEAD-HERS refers to gender expansive youth (cis girls, trans girls, non-binary youth, gender non-conforming youth, gender queer youth and any girl-identified youth.

Book a short meeting in our calendar below to learn more about this virtual camp
for you or your daughter. 
We look forward to meeting you soon!



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