OKAY Institute, Inc.

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5th Annual Girls Teen Summit--- Embrace Your Story

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

3580 West Oakland Park, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

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5th Annual Girls Teen Summit--- Embrace Your Story

We are hosting our 5th Annual Girls Teen Summit 2019---Embrace Your Story. Join us for guided informational, hands-on experiences wherein teen girls from all over the county and various backgrounds can meet, learn, and interact with other girls in a safe environment. The girls are encouraged to express themselves freely and work to support their counterparts as they explore the challenges and successes they face as teenage girls. This is a free event but girls must register.

Click here to register: https://girlsteensummit2019.eventbrite.com

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

3580 West Oakland Park, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

About Us

Opportunity Knocks for Aspiring Youth (OKAY) Institute, Inc. is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) corporation that provides group mentoring and empowering programs for middle and high school youth ages 11-18.

The Facts

  • OKAY Institute has been in existence for over 4 years (Founded 8/1/ 2014).
  • Hosted 4 Girls Teen Summit.
  • Hosted 2 Boys Leadership Summit.
  • Hosted 2 Back to School Success Summit.
  • Conducted Resume Writing Workshops for high school students.
  • Provided Life Skills and College and Career Workshops to youth attending city summer camp.
  • Began a chapter of  Youth Advisory Board at local middle school.

How We're Helping


We are a youth mentoring organization focused on empowering  middle and high school youth.  Our mission is to encourage and empower youth to excel academically, engage in real-world experiences that will enable them to accomplish their personal goals, and equip them with the tools necessary to envision and act on the vast opportunities that are available to them. 

Get Involved


Are you passionate about helping youth succeed? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. 

Thank You


Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Donate Now

We are dedicated to improving the lives of teens. Your contribution  helps us make a difference in their lives. Our youth need YOU!! NO amount is too big or too small. Thanks for partner-sponsoring with us. 

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