We train women to mentor girls and lead Girls' Circles
... so girls everywhere may thrive on their journey to womanhood.


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JOYW Girls' Circle by JOYW artist Karen MackKenzie

Journey of Young Women trains, supports, and connects a global community of mentors who guide girls on their transformative journey to womanhood.  Girls are offered circle-based mentorship and rites of passage.

Our unique mentor-led Girls’ Circles provide girls the crucial guidance they need to navigate puberty, adolescence and young adulthood with joy, intentionality and strength.

In Girls' Circles led by trained mentors, each girl learns to ... MORE>

Be a Mentor

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Journey of Young Women offers adult women
who want to mentor girls
a comprehensive, interactive, online training.

Learn to mentor girls, lead Girls' Circles, and offer Coming of Age to girls.

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What Girls Say about Girls Circles

"My mom is going nuts with self-care because our mentor said that we don't need anyone's permission. It's like she discovered another planet or something. Why would you feel guilty for taking a bath? I don't get it, but I am going to make sure to do things that I really enjoy all the time. It's part of life and if someone wants to brainwash me otherwise, they can forget it."     Read more >

MENTORING GIRLS TRAINING: TESTIMONIALS

Mimosa Agata Wiaterek, Finland, September 2016
I got lots of inspiration for my women circles and also for other workshops and ceremonies I hold for people,[...]
Ana Marcos, Fullerton, CA, USA, September 2016
This mentoring program imparts so many tools to help girls to listen to their bodies, to understand how their moon[...]
Susan Korsnick, USA, June 2014
The Mentor Training gave me wonderful tools - from a Sonata Planner to organize my sessions to activities that embrace the[...]
Linda Cirella, Vancouver Island, Canada, December 2013
I have learned so much about mentoring girls to be healthy - physically, emotionally, socially & spiritually. I have received[...]
Tarra Corcoran, Folsom, CA, USA, September 2016
Finding JOYW was like finding the light within. I had no idea how fulfilling it would feel to circle with[...]
Caitlin McMurtry, Arcata, CA, USA, August 2016
Nowhere else would I have obtained the invaluable knowledge, tools, and resources to mentor girls that this training provides! Not[...]
Sarah Smith, Inverness, Scotland, November 2013
I cannot say enough positive about this training in mentoring girl's coming of age circles. This work is deeply important[...]
Rebecca Hooper, Woy Woy, Australia, October 2016
Through JOYW mentoring, women and girls are able to reconnect with the divine/sacred feminine existent within each of us. The[...]

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Learn to lead Girls' Circles

journey of young women

Journey of Young Women offers adult women
who want to mentor girls
a comprehensive, interactive, online training.

Learn to mentor girls, lead Girls' Circles, and offer Coming of Age to girls.

Katharine Krueger

Photo by O. Katieb, July 2013

Thank you so much for your interest in empowering girls.

It is time!

Please contact me if you have questions about our work.

in sisterhood,

Katharine Krueger

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