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Lakeisha Gray-Sewell

Girls Like me & Move beyond the block

A native of Chicago, La’Keisha has been honored for her work as a girls’ advocate and social entrepreneur. In 2020 she was inducted into the Goldin Institute’s Chicago Peace Fellows. She’s been featured in syndicated media such as The Steve Harvey TV Show, Ebony Magazine, Moms Rising Radio, MyBrownBaby.com, and a WAOK/CBS to name a few. Named a 2016 Salvation Army Community Hero, Chicago Defender’s 40 Under 40 to Watch as well as Trumpet Magazine’s Movers and Shakers Under 40, La’Keisha has established herself as a thought leader and girls activist in Chicago and beyond La’Keisha Gray-Sewell is an internationally recognized urban girls advocate, media literacy expert, and speaker. She founded the Girls Like Me Project, Inc. to train girls in media literacy and empower them. The Girls Like Me Project has served over 700 girls through its transformative programs and vents.

Girls like me is an organization that critically examine the social, political, and cultural ideologies found in the media. Helps young girls push back against the stereotypes and the stigmas that influence their self-worth and how policymakers write policies and procedures.

La’Keisha Gray-Sewell is a new media relations and strategic communications consultant by trade, and a girls advocate by life assignment. An internationally recognized urban girls advocate, a media literacy expert, and speaker to girls like herself.