Our Mission

Polished Pebbles creates communication competencies that ensure the employability of young women in the future workplace.


Numbers of Girls

African American and Latina girls 10 to 18 at over 30+ schools and communities per school year.

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Number of Partnerships

Our innovative partners expose girls to new career opportunities and professional skill building.

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Number of Mentors

Volunteers are a valuable community resource who serve as mentors and teach the girls we serve.



We invest in the future careers and success of young women in the future workplace through various opportunities in our four core programs.
See our programs.
In-School After-School-Girls-Mentoring-Program
Core Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program
Pink Hard Hat Project: Girls in Trades Initiative
Every Girl is a CEO Curriculum
Mommy and Me Entrepreneurship Program

2022-23 Program
Evaluation Results

End of program surveys from
girls participating in the
school mentoring program

  • 58% Learned About A New Career Path
  • Met Someone Who Helps Them to Achieve Their Goals
  • 93% Learned Effectively Conflict Communication Skills
  • 52% Considering A Career In STEM
  • 63% Job Shadow Participating Taught A New STEM-Related Skill
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Our Blog

Polished Pebbles and NBA Foundation
Polished Pebbles and NBA Foundation

The NBA Foundation has joined forces with the Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program to provide invaluable mentorship to young black girls aged 7-17. This incredible partnership aims to empower and

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Realizing a More Diverse Workplace Through Investment in Black and Brown Girls
Realizing a More Diverse Workplace Through Investment in Black and Brown Girls

In recent years, we’ve seen many companies and corporations introduce initiatives designed to advance professional opportunities for historically excluded populations across the employment spectrum, including C-suite...

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What Is Career Readiness?
What Is Career Readiness?

Career readiness is essential for students because it sets them up for success in the job market, improves their overall employability, and helps them build confidence and excitement for their years of work ahead...

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