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10th Anniversary Dreams Campaign 10 Question Series - Maame Afon Yelbert-Sai

What is a piece of advice you have for the SEGA girls?

Don’t always be focused on the gloom and doom. Bloom and blossom and have fun. And take the time to know your sister. The sisterhood they get to form will go forever. Basically, what I am trying to say to SEGA girls is see people. When you start to really see people it means you are authentically about them, for them, into them and that you see them.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day!

In celebration of International Women’s Day we wanted to highlight our sponsorship program. Sponsorship allows supporters to directly connect and correspond with a student – often forming a close relationship, even from thousands of miles away.  Rather than taking our word for how powerful this program can be for both students and sponsors, we’ve asked several sponsors to share their experience – keep reading to be inspired!

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The True Meaning of Empowerment

The word “empower/empowerment” is everywhere. This past week alone I read it in conjunction with an AAA marketing campaign and on some advertisement for Walmart. Definitions of empower include “to promote self-actualization”. The unfortunate cultural watering-down of the term does a disservice to its genuine meaning. But at SEGA School for Girls, empowerment is happening in the realest of ways.

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SEGA Graduation!

On October 27, 2018, 34 Form 4 students graduated from SEGA having completed their final year of “Ordinary Level” secondary school. Thirty-eight Standard 7 students who finished their last year of primary school and will begin their O-Levels at SEGA next term were also part of this year’s graduating class.

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Nurturing Minds and SEGA Celebrate 10 Years

Earlier this month SEGA and Nurturing Minds celebrated our 10th anniversary with a gala at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Now in its 10th year, SEGA has a lot to celebrate! It’s amazing to believe that 10 years ago SEGA was just a figment of Polly Dolan’s imagination but today the  school serves 270 girls annually on a 30-acre campus with 24 buildings!

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship in the SEGA Curriculum

SEGA stresses entrepreneurial skills and training as part of our curriculum. Students focus on entrepreneurship during their Form 3 year. In order to jumpstart this year’s entrepreneurial program, SEGA recently held a two-week entrepreneurship training for Form 3 students that focused on the intricacies of business planning and taught students the skills they need to build a successful business after graduation. […]

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SEGA’s Library – A Place to Study, Read and Play

A Closer Look at One of Students’ Favorite Campus Spaces SEGA’s library is one of the school’s most visited and loved spaces on campus. It provides a study space, a quiet place for leisure reading, games  and academic resources for students’ classes. The library was built several years ago as part of SEGA’s multi-purpose building. This building was funded […]

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World Cup Fever at SEGA

World Cup fever is continuing to heat up as millions of people around the world tune in to watch. While the Men’s World Cup is almost over, have no fear, the Women’s World Cup is next summer and women across Africa will compete this fall in the CAF African Women’s Cup of Nations in order […]

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Give a Girl a Future Benefit Concert

Written by Nurturing Minds Executive Director, Laura DeDominicis. Over the years Nurturing Minds has had wonderful teens volunteering through school groups and at our galas and fundraising events. Students have done all sorts of creative fundraisers to support the SEGA Girls School including bake sales, sewing and jewelry parties, paint parties and soup suppers. Last […]

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Event, General NewsMatthew Plourde
Things We Love About SEGA

Valentine’s Day is a fun day when we take the time to express appreciation for the things we love while eating chocolates or those little heart candies with the words on them. Personally, I could gush about all the things I love about SEGA—the smart and driven students, the dedicated teachers, the beautiful buildings and

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Bags for Books

A Small Idea Makes a Significant Difference for SEGA Nurturing Minds benefits significantly from home-grown small-scale fundraisers. Our supporters across the country organize numerous events throughout the year to raise money and spread awareness for Nurturing Minds. Today we are highlighting Bags for Books – one of the projects that consistently works to benefit Nurturing

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