In 10 years I wish that Kaitlin will be able to pursue her dreams as an animator fully without being relegated to feel like she’s a girl and can’t do what some boys do best.
In a world where sexual stereotypes dominate the TV and movie screens girls are left to fee like if they don’t go along with the crowd, they are an outcast. And we all know what peer pressure can do and just how much it can destroy a girl’s self-worth. In 10 years, Kaitlin will be in college and I want her to feel empowered and worthy of pursing the dreams that she set forth. She wants to be an animator. And that’s just fine with me. It’s a male dominated field but I’ve taught her to dream BIG enough and know that you can kick down doors and make a difference.
@MyAfricanPride is helping kids like Kaitlin dream big too with the “Kids Dreaming Big” contest, opened to youth grades 3 – 5. It encourages the next generation to believe in the beauty of their dreams and provides a national platform to pursue them. Scholarship entry is February 2- March 15, 2015 with $3000.00 worth of scholarships offered. The African Pride Dream Kids and fred’s will also host a meet & greet with Cynthia Bailey and one of our lucky scholarship winners on Saturday, April 4th in Tunica, Mississippi.
“Kids Dreaming Big” Scholarship- African Pride DreamKids Hair Care collection, in conjunction with general merchandiser @fredsinc Super Dollar, announce the first annual “Kids Dreaming Big” national scholarship contest. fred’s also sells Dream Kids products and they are available under $7.
For more information about Dream Kids and the “Kids Dreaming Big” Scholarship, visit www.africanpridedreamkids.com and www.fredsinc.com
Disclosure: I was compensated for this post.
What’s your DREAM for your child in 10 years?
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