IAMCP WIT is proud to partner with Harvest for Humanity to deliver our First Ever Women’s Conference in Haiti

“There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” Robert Kennedy

#BeBold and join us in 2018 when we carry a message of hope, inspiration and education for young girls and women in Haiti.

This first-ever event needs IAMCP WIT members from around the world to help us make this conference happen.

Conference Goals

• To let the women of Haiti know that they are not alone
• To help them gain access to knowledge, technology and people so that each individual can realize their potential
• To find and match tuition donors for girls who want to pursue STEM education at the university level

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A Shining Light in the Face of Adversity – How One Young Woman is Overcoming Struggles to Make Her World a Better Place

Name: Sheїla Gelin Big Goal: Graduate from a management program and ultimately work to help the community, particularly the children, as they are our future Big Obstacle: Tuition fees What Sheїla Needs: Tuition support to complete her studies; greater access to...
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Bithja Longs To Finish Her Education So She In Turn Can Help Educate Others

Big Goal: Open a school to teach English to Haitian students, allowing them to compete in the global economy Big Obstacle: Tuition fees, computer literacy What Bithja Needs: Tuition support, computer access, ongoing English lessons and mentorship Bithja Milord is a...
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Neila Wants to Continue Her Education so One Day She Can Empower The Youth from Her Community to Strive for Greatness

Name: Neila Raphie Emile Big Goal: Graduate Hotel Management, become a Master Chef, then work on her master’s degree so she has the necessary skills to help the youth of Haiti Big Obstacle: Completing her education and having a conduit through which she can share her...
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Patricia Could Make A Monumental Impact in her Community and on the Lives of So Many by Simply Having Access to Current Technology

Name: Patricia Saint Cilien Big Goal: Obtain a master’s degree in criminology, teach English in her community, and encourage woman to become advocates for their rights Big Obstacle: Lack of funding and access to computers What Patricia Needs: Computer access,...
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Growing Up Never Knowing Her Father, Magdarlyne Has Developed into an Independent Woman Who Wants A STEM Education, So She Can Help Others

Name: Magdarlyne Perrier Big Goal: Graduate from a STEM program and ultimately work in healthcare to educate and serve others Big Obstacle: Tuition fees What Magdarlyne Needs: Tuition support, computer access, ongoing English lessons and mentorship On the back of her...
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Samantha Lost All Her Money and Possessions during a Robbery, And Is Still Dedicated to Giving Back to Help Others

Name: Samantha Johana Big Goal: To become a pediatrician so she can help children Big Obstacle: Robbed of all her possessions and is struggling to raise the necessary funds to complete her education What Samantha Needs: Assistance with tuition and access to current...
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Sylvina Needs Technology Skills to Make Her Dreams of Helping Create Jobs for Other Haitians a Reality

Name: Sylvina Metellus Big Goal: Gain Computer Literacy, Learn English, Get Gainful Employment Big Obstacle: No Access to Computers, No Way to Learn English & Get Skills She Needs What Sylvina Needs: Computer Access and Lessons, English Lessons, Mentorship At the...
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Kimberlie Lost Members of Her Family in the Earthquake, But Not Her Dreams for a Better Life

  Name: Kimberlie Francois Big Goal: Finish University, Learn Computer Skills Big Obstacle: No Access to Computers, No Way to Attend University What Kimberlie Needs: Tuition, Computer Access and Lessons, English Lessons Kimberlie Francois is a 17 year old student...
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Dallas and Dally Have Plans to Make the World Better

Names: Dallas & Dally Leger Big Goal: Finish University, Become Doctors, Support Their Siblings Big Obstacle: Father Out of Work, No Way to Continue Education What Dallas & Dally Need: Tuition, Access to Computers, Mentorship Dallas and Dally are brother and...
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Haiti Needs Our Help

Haiti ranks 168 out of 187 on the 2014 Human Development Index (UNDP 2015)

59% of the population lives on less than $2US per day (World Bank 2012)

24.7% lives in extreme poverty on less than $1.25US per day. (UNDP 2013)

Over two-thirds of the labor force do not have formal jobs. (CIA Factbook 2014)

50 percent of children do not attend school. (World Bank 2013)

Approximately 30% of children attending primary school will not make it to third grade; 60% will abandon school before sixth grade. (UNICEF 2008)

Only 29 percent of Haitians 25 and above attended secondary school. (USAID 2015)

Haiti’s literacy rate is 61% – 64% for males and 57% for females. (CIA Factbook Nov 2015) The average literacy rate for Latin American and Caribbean developing countries is 92%. (World Bank 2015)

Source: haitipartners.org/about-us/haiti-statistics/