DO YOU SHOP AT KROGER’S OR AMAZON?

DO YOU SHOP AT KROGER’S OR AMAZON?

With each purchase you make at these two locations, a percentage can go to ‘A Lady Named Pearl Foundation Inc.’

Simply follow directions below to register!

Kroger’s Community Reward Program

A Lady Named Pearl Foundation Inc has been enrolled into Kroger Community Rewards Program.  The easiest way to register your Kroger rewards card account to link to A Lady Named Pearl Foundation is by going to this site: https://www.kroger.com/o/store-services/community-rewards.   If you don’t have an account, then create an account.  Once you are in go to  Community Reward and search for A lady Named Pearl Foundation or CB191.  If you don’t have a Kroger rewards card, please go to Kroger and ask for one at the customer service desk.  (A small percentage of each purchase will be donated to our foundation).

Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a way for customers to support their favorite charitable organization every time they shop with Amazon.  AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com (smile.amazon.com), you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support. 

 

Here’s how to shop AmazonSmile:

1. Visit smile.amazon.com

2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials

3. Choose a charitable organization to receive donations, or search for the charity of your choice

4. Select your charity

4. Start shopping!

5. Add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile

 

If you have any questions, please contact our Finance Manager Milca at mff6634@hotmail.com.

MIAMI – PEARL SCHOOL OF MODELING


Pearl School of Modeling 501c3 mission is to shape the confidence of girls and women to become future leaders through modeling, leadership and entrepreneurship!
Congrats to Amelia on being ‘Pearl of the Class’ for our Fall 2019 Miami Branch. As a prize, she received a photo shoot. Thank you to NY photographer Eugene Manning Photography!

Interested in applying for our Spring semester? Learn more at aladynamedpearl.com
#wearepearls #pearlschoolofmodeling

 

PEARLS MODEL FOR DAVID’S BRIDAL

The ‘Pearls’ of Pearl School of Modeling served as models for David’s Bridal grand opening at the Mall of Georgia, in Buford, GA on Thursday, January 9th, 2020!

David’s Bridal is a clothier in the United States that specializes in wedding dresses, prom gowns, and other formal wear. It is the largest American bridal-store chain. 

 

Click on link below, to watch video. 

PEARL SCHOOL OF MODELING CELEBRATES 5 YEARS IN ATLANTA!

On Sunday, December 1st, Pearl School of Modeling, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, celebrated its 5 year anniversary in downtown Atlanta, at Bio Bio The Beauty Place. Guests in attendance were Kasim Reed (59th Mayor of Atlanta), Trina Parks (1st African American Bond Woman), Terri J Vaughn (Director, Actress) and Rashan Ali (Host of Sister Circle).

Terri J Vaughn and Rashan Ali were honored with the ‘Pearl of Excellence’ Award in a celebration that highlighted students of Pearl School of Modeling in a fashion show featuring Atlanta designers Batu Collections, Geek Junky, Tutus N U, Bahel Wear, and Kulture Couture. Moreover, students presented entrepreneurship projects created at the school.

Heart felt testimonials were given throughout the event from parents and students on the impact the school served in their lives. 

The event was hosted by Mo Quick, radio personality of Streetz 94.5FM, and Renee Knorr served as the Fashion Show commentator. 

Thank you to our sponsors Bio Bio The Beauty Place, The Opp Group, Lavish Event Planning and Decor, Sam’s Club, Women’s Wealth Warriors, Pink House Pretty, UltraRhythms, Kaiya B Couture, BOP TV.

Thank you to our photographers, production staff, and volunteers.

PSM is now accepting students for its Spring 2020 semester. For more info visit aladynamedpearl.com/school

PEARL SCHOOL OF MODELING RECEIVES 2019 BEST OF ATLANTA AWARD

PEARL SCHOOL OF MODELING RECEIVES 2019 BEST OF ATLANTA AWARD

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A Lady Named Pearl Modeling & Leadership Academy Receives 2019 Best of Atlanta Award

Atlanta Award Program Honors the Achievement

ATLANTA December 6, 2019 — A Lady Named Pearl Modeling & Leadership Academy has been selected for the 2019 Best of Atlanta Award in the Modeling School category by the Atlanta Award Program.

Each year, the Atlanta Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Atlanta area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 Atlanta Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Atlanta Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Atlanta Award Program

The Atlanta Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Atlanta area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Atlanta Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Atlanta Award Program

CONTACT:
Atlanta Award Program
Email: PublicRelations@2019organization-awardsadvisory.com
URL: http://www.2019organization-awardsadvisory.com

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Pearl School of Modeling attended Fall 2019 New York Fashion Week. Our students received the opportunity to attend the Son Jung Wan Show courtesy of IMG Models.

African Film & Fashion Festival

Pearl Models participate in the 1st Annual African Film & Fashion Festival held in Stone Mountain, GA on Saturday, Oct 21, 2019. Pearl served as the fashion coordinator, managing the four designers highlighted in the show: Janaji Designs, Yama Designs, Kaasi Marie, and Bahael Wear.

Pearl Youth Models in Ludacris Foundation Event

Students of Pearl School of Modeling participated in the Empower ME event produced by the Ludacris Foundation at the Gathering Spot in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, August 31st. The event focused on building confidence in girls and young ladies.

Pearl Hosts Black Pride Fashion Show

Founder of Pearl School of Modeling, Linda “Pearl” Fils-Aime hosted the Black Pride Atlanta Fashion Show at the Georgia Tech Hotel on Saturday, August 31st featuring an array of designers including Dwight Eubanks, Jerome D’monte, talent, and vendors.

Pearl School of Modeling – Elevator Pitch Challenge

PEARL SCHOOL OF MODELING
WEEK 9 of 12

Today our #RisingPearls delivered their elevator pitches. As a former university professor, I challenge our students with a curriculum similar to a university leadership program. Did you know how to deliver an elevator pitch when you were 10? 13? or 17?

Congrats to our students selected as the top winners of our Elevator Pitch Challenge: Yomari Jackson and Jasymn Allen.

Honorable Mention: Tisa Nuwagaba, Alaina Crisostomo, Kelsey Johnson, Mara Solis


Thank you to judges Attorney Roodgine Bray of the David Bozeman Law Firm and Real Estate Broker Charles Lawrence of Charles Lawrence Realty for providing their knowledge and wisdom to our students!

Here are some tips on composing an elevator pitch!!

Components of an Elevator Speech

  • I am (personal introduction)
  • My interests are (relevant to listener’s needs)
  • I know about your organization (I have done my research)
  • My skills/accomplishments are (I can do what needs to be done)
  • I would like an interview/meeting/ eferral (I am confident you will benefit from the meeting)

I am …..

  • Name ___________________________________
  • Graduating with a ______________________ degree in May from __________________________
  • Looking for a position as a  ___________________________________

My interests are

Examples:

  • developing marketing plans
  • in the field of __________________________
  • providing _____________________ service

I know you

Examples:

  • I’ve researched your company and learned ________________________
  • You produce _________________________
  • You are a leader in _________________________
  • You need _____________________ in your company

My skills/accomplishments are

Examples:

  • I excel at ___________________________
  • I can bring __________________________
  • My previous supervisors have said I ________________________
  • I produced ______________________________
  • I can deliver _____________________________
  • In my last position I accomplished ____________________________

I would like an interview/meeting/referral

  • You must make a request at the end of your speech
  • Don’t ask for a position or about benefits
  • You want to discuss further:
  • Your skills
  • The company
  • A project
  • Obtain career advice
  • A referral

Sample elevator speech, separated into components

(I am) “Hi, I’m/this is Mary Smith. I’ll be graduating from USF in May with a bachelors degree in marketing and I have a real passion for the environment.

(Interests) I love creating outside‐the‐box marketing strategies for new products, especially environmentally‐sensitive ones.

(I know you) I understand that your company has produced some new products that aren’t on the market yet.

(My skills / accomplishments) Last semester, while interning for a local firm I created an aggressive marketing campaign for a new product, which improved their sales.

(I’d like to meet) I’d love to talk to you about how I might be able to use the skills I’ve learned to help your company. Are you available for a brief meeting on Monday or Tuesday?”

Putting it all together

“Hi, I’m/this is Mary Smith. I’ll be graduating from USF in May with a bachelors degree in marketing and I have a real passion for the environment. I love creating outside‐the‐box marketing strategies for new products, especially environmentally‐sensitive ones.

I understand that your company has produced some new green products that aren’t on the market yet. Last semester, while interning for a local firm I created an aggressive marketing campaign for a new product, which improved their sales.

I’d love to talk to you about how I might be able to use the skills I’ve learned to help your company. Are you available for a brief meeting on Monday or Tuesday?”

Some Do’s and Don’ts

Do:

  • Rewrite your speech in order to sharpen its focus.
  • Make it sincere and provide a glimpse into your personality.
  • Speak confidently and enthusiastically.
  • Practice your speech until you’re comfortable with it from beginning to end.
  • Maintain eye contact with your listener.
  • Prepare different versions for different situations.

Don’t:

  • Use more words than necessary.
  • Include industry jargon or acronyms.  
  • Rush breathlessly through it.
  • Make a “canned” presentation.