Vision. Discipline. Character.
These were three pillars students focused on during the Men and Women of Promise conferences hosted by Dream Builders University earlier this week. Approximately 130 Granite students participated in the gender separate, one-day corporate experience that focused on mentoring, character development, training and goal setting.
Primarily focused on people of color, the hope and desire are to inspire students to continue with their educational careers, achieve their goals and connect with role models.
After initially hearing about the conference in her Latinos in Action class, Patricia from Cyprus High knew this all-women event was something she didn’t want to miss. At the end, Patricia said she would be incorporating many lessons into her daily life.
“Saying that the love your life is truly just you. How to do what makes your heart sing, and not just follow the crowd and do what other people are doing. [You] don’t have to be scared of standing up because if people are scared to do things and be unique, the world will be black and white. Since everyone’s so different and unique and they step up to do whatever they want, we make the world colorful.”
“Overall I really liked it. I felt like it’s super inspiring, especially for someone that [doesn’t] know what to do with their life. Or like knowing that sometimes you’re in like a really low place. This can definitely make you feel better. You can connect with different people from different schools. That’s what we definitely did. It was something that, if it’s coming next year you should really do it.”