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Women of the Dream’s 2022 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Recipients

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Women of the Dream’s annual scholarship is open to all senior girls enrolled in Camden’s public, private, and charter high schools. Assistance with essay writing and other components of the application are available to scholarship applicants.  To date, Women of the Dream has provided scholarships to 37 young women.  The first cohort of scholarship recipients in 2017 all graduated from college in 2021!

Click here to view pictures and profiles of scholarship recipients.

Brittain Foundation Scholarships

Deborah Brittain established the Brittain Foundation in the name of her late husband, Willard Brittain, who had an illustrious career in finance and later focused his energies on entrepreneurism and philanthropy. The Foundation partners with several organizations to provide funding to support students in college and to give them leadership skills for success. Deborah is a native of Arlington, Virginia, and holds a Master’s Degree from the Simmons School of Social Work and a Bachelor’s degree from Howard University

Women of the Dream is pleased to partner with the Brittain Foundation for their annual scholarship event!

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The girls marching into the 2022 scholarship event
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Women of the Dream’s school volunteers are rewarded for their hard work throughout the school year with cash
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Leslie Morris, Founder & CEO, Women of the Dream, address the audience at the 2022 scholarship event
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Paralee Knight of Wells Fargo Foundation address the audience at the 2022 scholarship event
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Kate Barrett of Campbell Soup addresses the audience at the 2022 scholarship event.
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Petal Robertson of the New Jersey Education Association addresses the audience at the 2022 scholarship event.
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Leslie Morris presents a bin full of toiletries and goodies to 11th grader Aniya Coleman. Through Women of the Dream, Aniya was selected to spend a week on the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, NJ.
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Women of the Dream training our girls for leadership! Our two MCs for the 2022 scholarship event – Women of the Dream’s Aniya and J’Lynn!
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Camden’s Mayor Victor Carstarphen is all smiles following J’lLynn’s introduction of him!
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Camden’s Mayor Vic Carstarphen is one of our biggest supporters! He shows up at all Women of the Dream events!
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Gaylene Gordon addresses the audience about Women of the Dream’s authors!
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Leslie knows the importance of volunteers for nonprofit organizations! Here she recognizes the work of her volunteers!