April Sheris - New Creative Director for YGWT
- Sept. 13, 2013
-- April Sheris Will Serve as First YGWT Creative Director
Upland Avenue Productions (http://www.uplandavenueproductions.com)
announced today that renowned literary publisher April Sheris will serve as the first Creative Director for the Young Girls Write Too program. April Sheris will help build awareness and philanthropic support for YGWT arts and internships initiatives that help deepen the relationship with participants and strategic community education projects. She will be responsible for creating the vision and tone of the organization. This will strengthen YGWT’s ability to provide job shadowing and positive career choices to young girls everywhere. First order of business for the new Creative Director will be the “My Pursuit Defines Me
” campaign. This campaign has three main focuses: to build community and social responsibility to support young girls’ pursuits, invite girls everywhere to define their “Pursuits to Run the World”, and ensure they make responsible and socially aware choices. “Ms. Sheris is committed to using her creativity, her innovation, and her stature to help spread the YGWT message on a National scale to promote better literary support in our city and our world,” said Diamond Ryan, Regional Director of YGWT.
“As an Author and CEO, I understand the important role that advanced knowledge for your skillset and on the job training can play as part of the learning process,” said April Sheris. “In life, it’s important to give back, so I am honored to spread awareness of the Young Girls Write Too mission to empower and educate young girls in making better career choices.”About Young Girls Write Too
Young Girls Write Too (http://www.sheriz82.wix.com/ygwt
) is a non-profit organization that empowers young girls (ages 15-22) to pursue their passion in writing and obtain clear career paths in literary fields. YGWT gives girls the tools necessary to be successful and empowering them to control their destinies. Each 'Sister' will gain entrepreneurial basics, have the opportunity to meet and interact with successful entrepreneurs, obtain internships to support their educational and professional goals and develop actionable business concepts.