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Empowerment​ and Spiritual Guidance Within Reach

About Us

Bee the Difference Mentoring Program is a non-profit organization that support Teen Girls through Mentorship, Educational Activities and Guidance.

 

 Our overall goal is to provide Teen Girls with the skills needed to communicate, lead, resolve conflicts, work in teams, and make good decisions.

We believe that by creating a caring and supportive environment, Teen Girls can overcome the challenges they face and achieve success.

 

This program aims to extend its reach beyond its core activities by organizing external workshops, conferences, and speaking engagements.

Our ultimate goal is to offer comprehensive guidance to teenage girls worldwide.

 

 

Facts

Study found that at-risk youths that had a mentor were 46% less likely to use illegal drugs than their peers who did not have a mentor

 

● 55% more likely to enroll in college

 

● 78% more likely to volunteer regularly

 

● 130% more likely to hold leadership positions

Purpose

The purpose of Bee The Difference Mentoring Program is to offer a support system to Teen Girls through mentorship, educational support and Biblical Guidance.

Vision

Bee The Difference Mentoring Program's vision is to establish a reputable faith-based mentoring program that fosters positive decision-making, educational accomplishments, successful career/college prospects, and overall wellbeing. 

Mission

Bee The Difference Mentoring Program's mission is to furnish Teen Girls with the knowledge, direction, and empowerment required to cultivate optimism and effect change in their schools, homes, communities, and personal lives.

Meet the Staff 

Headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi and serving the surrounding areas.

The organization has 6 Administrative Staff and a host of Qualified Mentors and Tutors

Jasmine Hardy,

Associate Director 

Cassie McDuffey, LMSW

Founder/Executive Director 

Kena Span, Mentor

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Ja' Kela Reese, Mentor

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Helen Walker, Mentor

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Judy Ragsdale, Mentor 

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Glenoria Jones, Mentor

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Veronica Taylor,  Mentor

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Jaynell Hunter,  Mentor

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Kim Carter,  Mentor

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Andrekia Hollins, Mentor

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Connye Henry, Mentor

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 Latanya T​riggs, Mentor 

 

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Onita Scales, Mentor 

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 Inez Johnson, Mentor

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 Katricia Lewis, Mentor 

 Je’Tua Amos, Mentor 

 Asia Johnson, Mentor 

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 Alayna Hart, Mentor 

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Malika Smith, Mentor 

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Bianca Knight,  Mentor

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Christina Moseley, Mentor 

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 LeMaudia Strahan, Mentor 

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 Shrie Stafford, Mentor 

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Shanell Kitchens,  Mentor

 

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Dr. Virginia Jamison, Tutor

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Corneshia Hicks, 

Tutor

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Kaitlyn Moore, Tutor

 

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Esha Henry-Ford, Secretary

Board of Directors

 

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Dr. Lisa Smith, President  

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Ryshonda Beechem, Treasurer

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Esha Henry-Ford, Secretary

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Dr. Dacia Hunley

Program Advisor

 

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