Awards and Honors

Always brand of Procter and Gamble invited Breanna and Brooke Bennett, founders of Women in Training, Inc. to participate in a virtual panel discussion on International Women's Day, Monday, March 8, 2021. Please RSVP to listen to the discussion about ways to help policymakers, organizations and the media make informed decisions on improving menstrual health and hygiene:

Congratulations to Women in Training Board Member, Bradley C. Bennett, on his recent promotion at the Southern Poverty Law Center to Interim Editorial Director!

Always brand of P&G named Breanna and Brooke Bennett, founders of Women in Training, Inc., as period heroes in honor of International Day of the Girl!
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 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

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!
Read more here.

*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 article

Photo by Breanna Bennett

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Alpha Upsilon Lambda Chapter) presented the Martin Luther King Legacy Award for Community Service to Breanna and Brooke Bennett, the 12-year-old co-founders of Women in Training (WIT), Inc., at the fraternity's 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast held in Montgomery, Alabama, on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Photos by Jill Friedman

Excerpt of Breanna and Brooke's acceptance speech

Ambassador Andrew Young presented the twins an award at the National Youth Summit in Jackson, MS, on October 27, 2019

Flanked by two civil rights icons, Breanna and Brooke Bennett won The Ethics Project’s Ambassador Andrew J. Young Outstanding Student Award!  Andrew Young, the former United States ambassador to the United Nations and former Atlanta mayor who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. on the left; and Bernard Lafayette, the former director of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) for Selma, who was badly beaten in the “Bloody Sunday” march for voting rights, on the right.  

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.

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Photos by Jill Friedman

Prudential Spirit of Community Award recognized Breanna Bennett as the Alabama Middle School Honoree in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in May 2019 for co-producing Architects of Change, the 30-minute documentary about the Civil Rights Movement.  Here is the trailer:


Architects of Change

Breanna with United States Senator Richard Shelby

Breanna with United States Senator Doug Jones

Photo by Jill Friedman

L E A D E R S H I P   M O NT G O M E R Y

Breanna with Academy Award winner, Viola Davis

Video of Breanna Bennett, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Honoree

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and City Councilman Fred Bell proclaimed February 16, 2019, "Architects of Change Day!" The proclamation was in honor of the debut of Breanna and Brooke Bennett's award-winning documentary, Architects of Change, at the Civil Rights Memorial. The film production was supported by the Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University

Photo by Jill Friedman

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