She is the first in her family to go to college.

The first to challenge cultural norms by daring to demand an education.

The first to escape the certainty of rural poverty, unwanted marriage, and young motherhood.

One foot on the Akilah campus and suddenly her eyes alight.

She realizes that she’s unstoppable.

But don’t take our word for it. Let Akilah students convince you in just 90 seconds:

You can make it possible for more young women to attend Akilah.

Consider making a monthly gift to Akilah students!

$100 monthly gift = 1 tuition scholarship
$250 monthly gift = 1 scholarship, daily lunch and textbooks

Use the form below or mail your check directly to:

Akilah Institute for Women
109 North Brush Street Suite 300
Tampa, Florida 33602