“Our volunteer Board provides invaluable oversight and guidance to our organization, helping to strengthen our mission of serving at-risk youth,” said from Michael Thornton, CEO & President, AMIkids Inc. “Ms. Vance is a well-respected member of the community for her professional and personal accomplishments. Her leadership will be a great asset to our mission over the next two years.”
Vance is a mentor, business owner, motivational speaker, leadership coach, and social entrepreneur. She’s the Executive Director for Ladies Learning to Lead, and CEO of Impact Core Group. Vance also serves the City of Tallahassee and Leon County as a Commissioner on the Status of Women and Girls. In her focus on development, she has raised close to $1M for nonprofit organizations. Her passion for women and youth is undeniable.
“Serving as board chair for a national organization that raises up the next generation to be successful contributors to society is quite an honor,” said Samantha Vance, Executive Director, Ladies Learning to Lead (L3). “The student transformations I’ve witnessed are an undeniable testament to the incredible work AMIkids is doing to change lives.”
AMIkids is a national nonprofit organization that serves at-risk youth with local programs in nine states throughout the country. Since 1969, AMIkids has empowered more than 140,000 boys and girls from across the nation, helping to transform their lives and guide them towards a bright future. For more information, visit: AMIkids.org.
About Ladies Learning to Lead (L3)
Since 2010, Ladies Learning to Lead has served thousands of young ladies throughout the State of Florida. Participants in middle school and high school are provided leadership training, career and college mentoring, on-the-job training, STEM exposure, and more. L3’s mission is to empower young ladies to become leaders by building confidence, character, and leadership skills to prepare them for college, careers, and life. For more information, visit: www.L3ladies.org.