Dream B.I.G.

Dream B.I.G. (Believing in Girls) is a student-led girl empowerment mentoring initiative that serves 6th-grade to 12th-grade girls from the Marvell-Elaine School District of Phillips County in the Arkansas Delta. U of A students serve as mentors to engage with the high population of teenage girls living in conditions of poverty, abuse, neglect, high teenage pregnancy rates, high drop-out rates, and lack of motivation to pursue higher education.

Questions about Dream B.I.G. program can be sent to Charity Walker, Program Coordinator, at cjwalker@uark.edu.

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Dream B.I.G. 2014-2015

Assistant Coordinator Applications are now closed

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Dream B.I.G. Videos

2014 Spring Break Camp

2014 Project Dream B.I.G. Fashion Show

2014 Dream B.I.G. Mentors

2014 Camp Recruitment Video

2013 Fall Break Day of Service: Outdoor Classroom Build

2013 Mentor Recruitment Video

Fall Break Volunteer Recruitment Video

Past Dream B.I.G. Videos

2013 Spring Break Camp

2013 Pep Rally

2013 Project Dream B.I.G. Fashion Show

2012 Spring Break Camp

2011 Dream B.I.G. Documentary Part 1

2011 Dream B.I.G. Documentary Part 2


Dream B.I.G 2013 Makes a Big Impact

Camping with Teen Girls: Dreams and Nightmares
Huff Post Article by Zondra Hughes, Six Brown Chicks CEO

Spotlight Series: Arkansas students teach girls to ‘Dream B.I.G.’

Six Brown Chicks Blogs

Outcomes of road trip to Dream B.I.G

Unexpected Inspiration

10 Things I learned from Dream B.I.G.

Dr. Ian Smith Encourages Teens to Dream Big