LEAD Program

Our girls leadership program is a structured, multi-session series for middle school girls ages 11 to 15.

Summer Fashion Camp

Girls learn to craft their designs, launch a fashion business, and rip the runway at Winston-Salem Fashion Week!

Girls Rising Expo

Girls and their parents/guardians gather for a fun-filled day of learning, sharing and future planning.

Sponsor LEAD

Your opportunity to help middle school girls build brighter futures.


Stay tuned for more info about this year’s Fashion Camp!

Thank you to all of our participants, volunteers and sponsors for making the 2023 Fashion Camp a success!

We’ll update this page with 2024 Camp information as we progress with planning!

Keep scrolling to view the archived 2023 Camp page.



Fashion Entrepreneurship Camp

Leading girls down the runway to entrepreneurship!

Girls learn how to craft their own designs, how to launch a small business focused on fashion and how to market their new venture to sell their creations. After camp, girls will have the opportunity to rip the runway at Winston-Salem Fashion Week!

New Extended Camp! July 24-August 4, 2023

2023 Camp Schedule & Location: We are excited to share that our Summer Fashion Camp is extended to a two-week program. The camp schedule information will be provided to all registered fashionpreneurs. We’re hosting this year’s camp in LEAD’s new hub space!

Please email britney@leadgirls.org if you have questions about the camp.

Help make this year's camp our best ever!

Are you able to donate your time and talents to support our budding fashion entrepreneurs? Are you interested in becoming a camp sponspor? We want to hear from you!

Contact Joy to become a camp donor →

Thank You to Our 2023 Camp Supporters and Partners

Want to sponsor this year’s camp? Email Joy for information

LEAD Girls Boss Sponsors

Change the World Sponsors

Change the Community Sponsors

Change a Girl + #LEADGirlBOSS Sponsors

Jimmy John’s on 4th Street

Sweet Potatoes

Burke Street Pizza

The Porch

Lowe’s Foods on Robinhood Road

Deborah Blayney
& Michele Micheli



Chick-Fil-A Thurway

2023 Site Visit Partners

Green Bee Floral Designs

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina



2023 Special Guests

Lizzie’s All Natural Products

Seamstress at the Circ Desk

Skinflints Closet

Perennial Peaces

Nikita Wallace, CEO of Winston-Salem Fashion Week


Explore Our LEAD Program Curriculum

Get to know our girls leadership program! See the topics we cover. Learn how we support our girls to complete the program and apply the lessons learned in their own lives.