Awards and Honors
Adeyela Bennett takes us on an emotional ride through her culture and the women that prospered in it in her first TEDx Talk. The event was produced by TEDx Sheridan Heights Women, organized by Marche Johnson, Shay Ellis and WIT Board Member Khadidah Stone.
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!
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!
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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!
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
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