BEGINNING THIS WEEK, certified coach Sal Nakhlawi, a 2019 Middlebury College graduate, is hosting Workout Wednesdays — a weekly 45-minute workout for girls in grades 6-8. It is offered through the Sister-to-Sister Program.
MIDDLEBURY — The Sister-to-Sister Program at Middlebury College is inviting all middle school and sixth-grade girls to four Workout Wednesdays starting on April 7 and continuing April 14, 21 and 28. All workouts will take place from 7 to 7:45 p.m.
Directed by female-identified college students, Sister-to-Sister aims to support students in sixth through eighth grades to reach their fullest potential.
During the pandemic, the program has switched to an online format and teamed up with certified coach Sal Nakhlawi. Since graduating from Middlebury College in 2019, Nakhlawi has founded StrongHER...
SAL NAKHLAWI WILL lead a series of virtual “beat the COVID blues” workout sessions to participants in Middlebury College’s Sister-to-Sister program this November. Nakhlawi, a Middlebury College graduate, is the founder of StrongHER Girls.
MIDDLEBURY — The COVID-19 crisis cannot keep Middlebury College’s Sister-to-Sister program down. In its effort to connect with 6th graders and middle schoolers, the group mentoring program is going virtual this fall. On Oct. 24 from 2 to 3 p.m., the program will kick off with a Zoom event with ice breakers and mini-games so participants get to know each other. They will also have a conversation about feminism and what it means to students All female-identifying and non-binary students in grades 6-8 are welcome to join. Sign up for the event at go.middlebury.edu/signupsts.
In November, Sister...
TANYA LEE STONE
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College’s student organization Sister-to-Sister is bringing renowned author Tanya Lee Stone to campus on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 2-4 p.m., at Hillcrest House 103. A professor in the Professional Writing Program at Champlain College, Stone is the author of “Girl Rising,” a book that accompanies and expands upon the widely popular 2013 documentary of the same name.
The documentary has spawned a whole movement. Around the world, the Girl Rising organization works with local partners. It provides customized tools and curricula to build confidence and agency in girls and to...
MIDDLEBURY — The widely successful “Sister-to-Sister” Program is hosting its 15th summit for female-identified students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Middlebury College’s Kirk Alumni Center.
“Sister-to-Sister” brings together students from Bristol, Middlebury and Vergennes with female-identified Middlebury College students. In a one-day summit and monthly follow-up events during the rest of the school year, the students try out new things outside of the classroom (a-capella singing, hip-hop dancing, yoga, journaling, etc.). “Sister-to-Sister” also...