Awesome News & Events

Awesome News & Events


September 8, 2018  Awesome Orientation (Completed)


September 22, 2018   Understanding How to Make an Awesome Career Choice   Field Trip  KCP&L, 1200 Main Street, KCMO (Completed)



October 6, 2018   Your Awesome Image,  UMKC School of Nursing 2464 Charlotte (Completed)

Awesome Ambitions Your Awesome Image UMKC school of nursing Kansas City

October 20, 2018  Field trip to CBIZ on the Country Club Plaza. “ Awesome Strategies to Land and Keep your Awesome Dream Job/Career and climbing the ladder


November 3, 2018   Awesome Scholarship Search information.   (parents  invited)


November 17, 2018   Awesome Insurance Careers   Field Trip


December 1, 2018   Awesome Volunteer Saturday (Rose Brooks Center, Happy Bottoms, Shadow Buddies, and Operation Breakthrough  (5 hours community service)


December 15, 2018  Awesome Holiday  and Painting Party  Field trip to  41 Action News


January 12, 2019  Awesome Travel Experience  (preparing for Awesome Ambitions trip to Washington D.C.)


January 26, 2019  Awesome  Money Matters   Field trip to UMB (bank)


February 2, 2019   Awesome Medical Careers, Field trip to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences


February 16, 2019   Awesome Road Trip to University of Missouri, Columbia


March 2, 2019        Your Awesome Safety,  Home, work, school and the mall


March 16, 2019     Your Awesome Etiquette Experience   Field Trip


April 6, 2019          Your Awesome  Year-End Celebration, Awesome book launch and reading,  Parents invited,  Seniors Celebrated

Awesome Ambitions girl of the year named


April 27, 2019  Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality  (girls invited to model)

September 9  (COMPLETED)

our First Awesome Meeting  –UMKC School of Nursing,  4thfloor, 2464 Charlotte, KCMO 64108   8:30am   to 2pm

Getting to know You 

Teach girls interview skills and how to tell their stories.. prepare them for road trips.  One-on-one interviews of the girls. 

I’m asking all volunteers to attend this meeting 

More photos click here

Awsome Ambitions Kansas City young women empowered for the future career Cynthia Newsome


September 23 Field Trip (COMPLETED)

Stem Meeting at Union Station.

Girls arrive at UMKC School of Nursing and are transported to Union Station

Terracon Engineering company is hosting a movie at Union Station about Stem called , Dream Big. 

Terracon employees will engage with girls before and after movie.

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Union Station Field Trip Awesome Ambitions Foundation for girls highschool prepair for future aubrey owen


October 7

How to apply for scholarships (COMPLETED)

UMKC School of Nursing



umkc prep classes computer room writing stories awesome ambitions kc 


October 21   KCP&L  Field Trip  (COMPLETED)

STEM hands-on experience, tour of facilities. 

Following Awesome Saturday Experience,  girls are invited to attend see the play, “Fences,” at Copaken Theater  in the Power and Light District

KCPL Copaken Theatre Awesome Ambitions Kansas City Young Women's Empowerment Mentorship Program aubrey owen


November 4 (COMPLETED)

Girls will work on writing their stories for the calendar and the book.

UMKC School of Nursing

Awesome Ambitions speaker for how to write college entry essays and scholorship programs

November 18 Field Trip 


Board members Jesse Barns and Mary Barns along with volunteer Demona]

Likely at a hotel

Also discussing kindness, being grateful and showing appreciation

* We are beginning with 2 breakout sessions (Career Survey on 3Rd floor computer lab)  and the KC Scholars Presentation 4th floor)  Times are below.

*Then MCC President, Dr.  Jackie Gill will be our keynote and take questions to the entire group of girls and parents.

*Working Lunch with Full Employment Council

*Then 2 breakout sessions on Financial Aid and Writing Your Personal Statement

Workshop  presenters—you will present the same workshop twice.

Everyone is invited to attend for the full day..OR  you can arrive 30 minutes before your presentation to prepare your technology and classroom.



December 2   Field Trip  (Sister’s In Law (SIL) will be volunteering with Awesome girls.  This is part of the SIL grant to Awesome Ambitions

Volunteer Experience:

We typically split our girls into 3 groups and send them to 3 different volunteer locations. Girls receive community service hours.


December 16    (Field Trip?)

Holiday Party –games, food, videos,



February 3  (Field Trip) 

Medical Student for a Day 

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Always meet at UMKC..transport to location and return to UMKC  for parent-pick-up


January 13   (field Trip) 

Managing your Money 



February 17  (Field Trip) 

Johnson County Community College

Including culinary center..possibly prepare our lunch


March 3  

Awesome Relationships  

UMKC School of Nursing


March 24  (Field Trip) 

Lincoln University College tour

820 Chestnut, Jefferson City

(this will be adjusted early departure and late return)


April 7    (Field Trip) 

Landing the Job

CBIZ-Kansas City

How to apply for and interview for a job,

Being an excellent employee and co-worker


April 14 (Field Trip) 

World Appreciation Experience

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

Our Awesome girls will learn about different cultures in museum exhibits

and share about their ethnic heritage


April 21

Awesome Purse-onality luncheon and purse fashion show

Awesome girls can model for community service hours


May 5

Awesome  Year-End Celebration

UMKC Student Union??

No transportation provided

Parents welcome with their Awesome daughters