Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Inspiring Minds Greater Philadelphia was founded in 2018 to provide services to under-represented youth in grades K-12.


$100 – Provides two new experiences for one student

$250 – Provides one student with a robotics course

$350 – Pays for the dues of one student

$500 – Provides a college scholarship for one student

$1,000 – Pays for Spring Break trip for one student

$1,500 – Pays for summer camp for one student

After-School Enrichment Program

The After-School Program is offered at a time when many students would otherwise be home alone while parents are at work. At Inspiring Minds, students can work in a happy, safe and structured environment that includes personalized tutoring, workshops, and the encouragement they need to become the next generation of leaders.

Summer Enrichment Program

Summer programming includes a combination of fun activities focused on academics, sports, health and new experiences. Students retain knowledge they would typically lose during the summer off from school, and they’re in a safe environment surrounded by positive role models that can lead them to a promising future.


Andrea Garner, Executive Director


Sherisee Allen, Board President
Director of the Women's Center – University of Pennsylvania 

Tashiana Tucker, Board Secretary
8th Grade Algebra 1 Teacher, KIPP Spirit

Kevin Beaford, Board Treasurer
Credit and Relationship Management Program Analyst, WSFS

Karima Rose
Executive Director, First Step Staffing

Jasmine Goodwin
Marketing Communications Manager, Dropps

Sheri McDonald
Director of Member Service, YWCA USA

Thalia Mangan
Immunology Graduate Group Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania

Elise Betz
Executive Director, Alumni Relations, University of Pennsylvania


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Inspiring Minds Widens Its Reach in 2018

February 15, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (The Business Journal) – Inspiring Minds reports a bumper 2018 with 600 students enrolled in programming, its largest senior class since it began in 2006,…

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Inspiring Minds Philadelphia Gets $10,000 Boost from AT&T

February 5, 2019

Posted by AT&T Pennsylvania Team on December 17, 2018. Support helps students prepare for college, careers Philadelphia (December 15, 2018) — During its first-ever “Bridging The…

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