@DGAillinois

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The carats that make our women and girls so bright.

Rubies

9-14 YEARS OF AGE

Diamonds

AGES 15-18

Emeralds

WOMEN 19-35

Sapphires

36 YEARS AND OVER

Goals

"DGA's strength is in WE."

By this work, are we radiant. It is the mission of Dream Girls Academy to provide leadership structure for females to become positive citizens with PRIDE, COURAGE, and GRACE. We envision women and girls as knowledgeable change agents who advocate for healthy relationships, foster life-long learning.

  • Mentoring

    Host conferences, retreats, and group wellness sessions to encourage health

  • Life Coaching

    Design and implement curriculum for life skills and professional development

  • Family Advocacy

    Provide services and activities towards building healthy relationships and strong communities

  • Community Collaboration

    Participate in local and national awareness initiatives for females and families

OUR TEAM

We have professional women and organizations of power driving DGA, and this is who we are.
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Debarah McFarland

CEO & President
Wife, mother and public servant, Debarah works to build her community with more women who can lead families, and follow Christ.
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Sharon Irish

Secretary
Sharon is a writer and historian who has lived in Urbana since 1985.
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Nina Caldwell

Director of Resource Development
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Shannaya McFarland

Treasurer
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@goaskmac

Director of Brand Development
A writer, Shan uses research and strategy to build brand awareness through history, sports and culture.
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Tia Butler

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@champark

Connecting Champaign to a vibrant community of people and opportunities.

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