Program FAQs



FANCY Teen Expo FAQs

1What's the age range?
Our focus is on school age girls from kindergarten through college.
2What do you guys do?
This is a free event that hosts 200 girls between the ages of 5-22. Local professional women and community advocates provide empowerment through seminars, panel discussions, and entertainment. Girls will have the opportunity to engage in discussion, interact with others to share their stories, and connect with community mentors and service providers. Outcomes include increased self-esteem, self-efficacy, knowledge, awareness, and guidance towards life purpose and direction.
3Where is it?

Our 2023 EXPO was held at:
Valencia Park Elementary
5880 Skyline Drive
San Diego, CA, 92114
Saturday, April 22, 2023 10am-2pm

4How do I sign up?
You can register on this website when we announce our 2024 dates and location.
5How long is it?
This is a one-day, four-hour event that's usually held on a Saturday in April.
6Can anybody go?
Yes, but the space had traditionally been limited to 200 participants. Please, check back to reserve your spot for next year's EXPO.
7Is there a cost?
There is no admission fee. will also receive a T-shirt, a continental breakfast, and a free lunch.
8What do I get?
In addition to all of the great information and the ability to connect with your community, you also receive a T-shirt, a continental breakfast, and a free lunch.

Leadership Academy FAQs

1What’s the cost?
There is a one-time Membership fee of $100 for your initial enrollment. After that, there is a monthly fee: one student = $20 / month; two students = $30 / month.
2Where are the meetings held?

Meetings are held at:

The Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
151 YMCA Way, San Diego, CA 92102
Year-round on Mondays, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

O’Farrell Charter School
6130 Skyline Drive, San Diego, CA 92114
During the school year on Wednesdays, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

3How often do you meet?
We meet once a week at each location for workshops and meet 2-3 weekend days out of the month for volunteering, community events, college and career expos/conferences. There are many opportunities for additional activities, field trips, and special events throughout the year..
4Do you provide transportation?
No transportation is provided for the Leadership Academy weekly meetings.
5Are you still taking participants for this school year?
We have finished reviewing applications for the 2022-23 school year and are no longer taking applications at this time. If you would like to put your name on the waitlist for 2023-24 school year CLICK HERE.
6How do I sign my daughter up?
You can click here to complete an application: Leadership Academy Application.