DETOUR launched FANCY in STEAM - to engage girls of color to ignite their interest in entering in STEAM career fields.
This initiative was launched to increase the amount of girls of color studying and working in STEAM career fields. According to the San Diego Workforce Partnership, STEAM occupations in San Diego are projected to grow an average of 10% by 2021, adding over 61,000 jobs - paying an average annual salary of $83,000.

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F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Expo

F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Expo
Saturday, April 18, 2020 9am-2pm
Save The Date
O’Farrell Charter School
6130 Skyline Dr, San Diego, CA 92114
Encouragement * Empowerment * Education

This free event will host 200 teenage girls between the ages of 11 - 19 as 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.

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F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Leadership Academy

teaserbox_4218132243We are committed to connecting and empowering girls in San Diego County through providing leadership programs, increasing awareness/education, and hosting empowerment events which increase self-esteem & confidence. The F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Leadership Academy is a DETOUR youth development mentorship program which places an emphasis on improving the self-esteem and self-awareness of teen girls ages 11-17.

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F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Awards

teaserbox_4218132243This event will commemorate teen girls who are making a difference in our community through self-love and awareness, exceptional performance in school and extra-curricular activities, volunteer work, activism, creative efforts and unique projects and deserve to be recognized. These young ladies are our future leaders! We want them to continue to be uplifted and supported as we expose them to greater education opportunities and YOU can HELP!

I'm F.A.N.C.Y. Scholarship

cache_4218133619This year F.A.N.C.Y. Scholarship winner, Tatiana Jones, has been selected from over 53,000 applicants as a Gates Millennium Scholar. She will receive a FULL scholarship (tuition, books, housing) from undergrad to Ph.D. at the school of her choice - Syracuse! We asked Tatiana about her journey with F.A.N.C.Y. and how it has helped her on her academic and personal journey.

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College 2 Corporate

cache_4218133619The San Diego Urban League Young Professionals (SDULYP) National Day of Service Project Day is partnering with DETOUR and a few local young professional organizations to provide workshops and a space for college students and young professionals to network and get information on jobs, internships, and professional organizations to get involved with.
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