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Welcome to Girl Power United (GPU) a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to positively empower the lives of teenage girls through education, awareness, inspiration, and mentorship.

GPU has established a united coalition of teenage girls using positive programs to empower their minds and embrace their natural talents.  We foster and support teenage girls through our signature branded empowerment workshops, leadership and mentorship program, empowerment seminars and conferences, HIV/AIDS awareness educational forums, and on-line resources.

2013 Hampton Roads
Got Talent Show.

From left to right, Nakisha Harris - GPU Founder, Jasmine Young - Director, Savoy Epps - 3rd Place, Monique Melchor - 2nd Place, Ashley Smith - Host, Caitlyn Conway - 4th Place, Vanessa Ashford - 1st Place, Charmin Rickards -
GPU Co-Founder"


GPU President, Nakisha Varlack-Harris and Vice President, Charmin Rickards present Miss Virginia's Outstanding Teen 2012
Andolyn Medina with a basket of goodies at the 2nd Annual GPU Back to School Movie and Pajama Night. 



Congratulations to the Student E-board and Volunteers of GPU that completed training and screening (finger-prints included) to become official mentors at Fairfax County Public Schools under the MentorWorks program. Through the program, GPU Volunteers will mentor middle and high school girls!! GPU is certified and ready to empower and mentor in the community!! 


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Girl Power United makes a guest appearance on the Wavy 10 TV "Kid Talk" Show.

2013 Hampton
Roads Got Talent Show hosted by
Girl Power United in
Portsmouth, Virginia.