This week, UFC partnered with Girls Empowerment Middle School to host a youth self-defense seminar at UFC FIT Centennial Hills.
UFC heavyweight Walt Harris, UFC flyweight Erin Blanchfield and UFC strawweight Vanessa Demopoulos lead a two-hour self-defense seminar with staff and students from Girls Empowerment Middle School, the first all-girls, tuition-free, public charter school in Las Vegas.
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The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to nearly 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries.
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About Girls Empowerment Middle School
Girls Empowerment Middle School (GEMS) is the first all-girls, tuition-free, public charter school in Las Vegas.
Located in the heart of Las Vegas, near UNLV, GEMS provides a safe, unique learning experience for girls in grades 6, 7, and 8.
We foster intellectual, mental, and emotional well-being, empowering girls to become leaders who make a difference. In a world where girls are often taught what to think, GEMS teaches girls how to think critically.
GEMS students excel academically, develop their voices, and lead fearlessly in a safe, caring educational environment. Join us — we’re now enrolling.