Name: Hannah Marks
School: Roosevelt High School
Words that best describe her: Passionate and Driven
Reason for Becoming a GirlPower Peer Mentor: To teach girls about making strong decisions; having healthy relationships enriches your life.
Fun Fact: Hannah is a musician, and you can catch her playing bass in jazz ensembles most weekends.
GirlPower is a partnership between Mercy Medical Center and Chrysalis to educate girls in Chrysalis After-School programs about healthy relationships and avoiding dating violence. A key element of GirlPower is training young women mentors from area high schools to facilitate the groups and teach the curriculum to the younger program participants. GirlPower Peer Mentors are selected based on teacher and peer recommendations and are trained by Chrysalis staff to teach the resilience-building curriculum.