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Empowering girls and young women to be who they are and achieve their dreams.

What We Do

Girls Like Me is a mentoring organization whose mission is to empower girls and young women of all backgrounds to achieve self-actualization by providing mentorship, education, and resources that help girls and women increase their self-esteem and self-efficacy. 

Our Story

Founded by Déja Coley in 2016 as she reflected on her personal struggle with self-esteem as a teen. Girls Like Me was birthed from Déja’s desire to prevent other teen girls from experiencing the same challenges hindering them from reaching their full potential. 

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Our Programs

Learn more about the education, tools, and resources we provide.

Society Online Community

A global online community connecting girls of various socio-economic status, ethnicities, and cultures to increase their self-esteem and self-efficacy through enrichment workshops.

Know Your Worth

Our signature individualized group mentoring program aimed to help girls and young women between 11-17 years old build a strong foundation of mental, emotional, and physical well-being that will set them up for success as students, community members, and leaders.

Get Involved


Get into the weeds of our work by volunteering with us. Whether it be getting your hands dirty, or working with our girls, spending time volunteering with us is certain to impact the lives we serve.

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Become a Sponsor

Make a monetary or in-kind commitment to help our girls acquire and maintain the necessary resources to increase their self-esteem and self-efficacy.

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Student Employment

Join our team and become a self-esteem expert!

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