The mission of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy Foundation is to identify, support, and advocate research-based educational programs and policies that advance gender equity to prepare girls and young women for 21st century leadership. We thank and greatly appreciate our local community leaders who have made the choice to support the mission and vision of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy Foundation.

2015-16 Meeting Schedule

The YWLAF Board meets quarterly on the second Wednesday of the month.  All meetings are at 8:15am at CGLA – 1802 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404 – unless noted below or notified otherwise.

Annual Meeting – Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – Agenda Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Wednesday, September 30, 2015  – Agenda Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – Agenda


2015-2016 YWLAF Board Members

Kristina Montague, Chair                   Cheryl Godwin, Secretary          Ray Ryan, Treasurer

Hazel Bell Donna Killian Dana Perry Dr. Elaine Swafford
Stefanie Crowe Grant Law Rickie Pierce Sue Anne Wells
Gordon Davenport  David Patten Donna Roddy Jo Ann Yates


Board members may be contacted through the YWLAF office at 423-468-4105 or by email in care of Bess Steverson at besssteverson@cglaonline.com.

Donate By Check

To make a donation via check, please mail to:

P.O. Box 3837
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Please make checks payable to Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach her to learn by creating curiosity, she will continue the learning process as long as she lives.” – Clay P. Bedford

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