Awards and Honors
Congratulations to Barbara Wells of Capell & Howard P.C. Attorneys At Law for being named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” and one of the “Lawyers of the Year” in the 2021 Edition of the The Best Lawyers in America®. Ms. Wells is the Women in Training former President and Board Chairman. Way to go, Ms. Wells!
Go Fund Me named Women in Training founders, Breanna and Brooke Bennett, "GoFundMe Kid Heroes" on August 13, 2020. Thanks to generous operational support from Go Fund Me, the girls raised more than $10,000 in one day, and a grand total of $16,145 and counting! Thank you to our supporters!
Visit this GoFundMe link if you wish to donate.
Montgomery 7th-grader honored for service, awarded $2,500 to donate for COVID-19 response
May 9, 2020
Breanna and Brooke won a $250 award for Women In Training - WIT for spreading joy during the #COVID19 pandemic! The $250 will sponsor WITKITS with unscented period products, unscented soap, lotion, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, socks, panties, a protective facial mask, a journal, and a personalized bracelet for one girl for a whole year. Thank you, Southern Black Girls and Women's Consortium!
The Daily Point of Light Award is presented by Points of Light* each day, celebrating the power of individuals to spark change and improve the world. Breanna and Brooke, the WIT co-founders, are honored to receive a joint Daily Point of Light!
*Points of Light Foundation was founded by President George H.W. Bush.
Photo by Jill Friedman
Women in Training co-founder Brooke Bennett wins this award for her work providing feminine hygiene products and educational information about menstruation to girls and young women in need. Read the AL..com article.
Photo by Breanna Bennett
Leadership Montgomery recognized Brooke and Breanna as Heroes in Montgomery on October 1, 2019 for creating Women in Training, Inc. and providing menstrual and hygiene supplies to at-risk youth.
Photos by Jill Friedman