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For Such A Time As This...

I Am A Queen

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Meet Alana V. Allen

Founder and Executive Director, I Am A Queen

Alana V. Allen is a dynamic nonprofit leader and community activist. She is the founder and executive director of I Am A Queen, a youth development nonprofit based in Greensboro, N.C. She is also a nonprofit business consultant for Alana Knows Nonprofits, LLC and advocates for HIV, human trafficking and sexual assault awareness through Project No More SHAME.

Our Mission

To empower girls with a crown of confidence by providing transformational mentoring programs that develop them into future leaders and community service pioneers.

Serving teens and families in Greensboro and High Point, N.C.

Janie B. Dye Memorial Scholarship

If you or you know a young woman who is graduating this year in Guilford County, North Carolina and they plan to attend college or a trade school in 2024-2025 academic year. They are eligible to apply for the Janie B. Dye Memorial Scholarship.

Amount: $1,000 (Two Scholarships)

Deadline: May 31, 2024


Buy I Am A Queen Earrings


What Do Queens Do?


Queen Arise Leadership Program

Teen Empowerment Conference

Girl! It's Your Turn


Queens Who Code Boot Camp

Girl Boss Academy


Queens Period Project

Back to Schoo
l Supply Drive

Ultimate Christmas Adoption Program

Our Impact in North Carolina

1,635 Girls Empowered through Mentoring Group and Annual Teen Empowerment Conference


7,932 children in grades
K-12 received backpacks filled with school supplies 


1,841 care packages provided to homeless men, women and children 

845 Children and 250 Senior Citizens Assisted for Christmas


Let’s Engage

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Phone Number: 336-638-1315   /     Email:  

Mailing Address: PO Box 16282 High Point N.C. 27261

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