S.W.A.G.G. Leadership & Job Readiness Club is a proven cirriculum driven program designed to prepare girls for success in school, college, the workplace and life.

Through S.W.A.G.G. our participants will participate in workshops and hands-on activities which will build their self-esteem, help them map out career and education path and provide real life job training.

Learning to become a lady and leader means learning social skills, how to maintain positive relationships and how to present yourself properly.  

Our goal is to provide a program designed to empower girls with self respect, elegance, and promise.

Young woman will begin to gain self confidence, make better  grades and develop leadership skills.  

For years young ladies of upper crust societies has had the distinct privilege and honor to attend finishing/charm school, thus preparing them for a successful future and presentation to their communities.

Talitha Cumi Urban Etiquette Academy has opened this closed door society to our beautiful gifted urban young ladies.  Talitha Cumi Debutante program is geared towards helping young ladies reach their fullest potential.

Talitha Cumi (Hebrew for "Damsel Arise") is an organization geared toward helping young ladies reach their fullest potential and start IMpacting their schools, their lives, their communities, their churches, their workplaces, their Generation.  We strive to equip our "Damsels"  with the tools needed to walk in leadership with poise, elegance and grace through professional, personal, and social development.  We  inspire our girls, assisting them to dream big and realize their goals can become reality.  Through our unique training courses we are speaking life to our members


Talitha Cumi Academy is bringing ELEGANCE, GRACE, and STYLE back en vogue by meeting a growing demand for etiquette, social skills, leadership training and mentorship programming. We offer more than just your average etiquette course. Who said etiquette has to be boring, stuffy or expensive? We're offering Manners and Life Skills for the 21st Century to help enhance youth social development, self-esteem, and self-confidence in all types of social settings. 


Let's celebrate ELEGANCE, GRACE, ETIQUETTE and LEADERSHIP for the 21st Century!

Little Ladies Lollipops & Lace

Talitha Cumi Urban Etiquette  & Leadership Academy
LadyPamela Damon, Founder|Director

​Ages: 18 - UP​
Ages: 13-19 years old
Ages: 7- 12 years old

Programs designed for all stages of her life

Leading  Ladies w' Purpose



Talitha Cumi Urban Etiquette



815 Allerton Ave., BX, NY 10467


Carrying a leadership role can be a challenge.  Our Leading Ladies Leadership Course is designed to help young women to deal with those challenges by equipping them with the tools needed to effectively lead within their homes, families and communities.
The Leading Ladies Leadership Course is specifically designed for young women who are seeking to grow spiritually, develop personally and to walk in leadership with balance. Young Women will be motivated to empower herself and others to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities in which they live. This course is the adult installment of our award winning "Exquisite Ladies by Design" Debutante Course.

Ladies, Lipstick & Dreams

We believe leaders can be developed at a young age.  Our Little Ladies with Lace Workshops help to build strong, confident, respectful and well-rounded little ladies. The program presents a healthy balance between pride and self-worth and teaches the Little Ladies to value themselves and recognize positive and negative messages they receive regarding their self-worth. Our Little Ladies learn age appropriate social graces, poise and the etiquette required to open doors and take her to the next level.  Above all, each little lady learns that she is destined for greatness in all that she does.