Miskenda Ridore and other members of Nouvel Etwal - Haitian Kreyol for "New Stars" - dance on the beach in Jacmel, Haiti. Nouvel Etwal is a dance and creative movement group of 16 girls from age 8 to 13, based in the southern village of Mizak. According to Valerie Mossman-Celestin, an organizer of the group, "Nouvel Etwal seeks to empowers girls to be self-confident and creative. The girls learn flexibility, discipline and teamwork, lessons they also need for life. Nouvel Etwal promotes health, well-being and enhanced self-worth. The girls are encouraged to live into a brighter future where girls and women are valued, educated, and have equal opportunity to achieve their potential."