NONPROFIT

Girl Scouts USA: Building character, creating leaders

GSUSA aims to empower girls and to help teach values such as honesty, fairness, courage, compassion, character, sisterhood, confidence, and citizenship through activities including camping, community service, learning first aid, and earning badges by acquiring practical skills. Girl Scouts’ achievements are recognized through rank advancement and by various special awards such as the Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, […]


INITIATIVE

The Girl Effect

Nike Foundation

The Girl Effect is a concept that was initially created to illustrate the extraordinary potential of adolescent girls. Launched with a short film that caught the attention of global leaders at the 2009 World Economic Forum, the Girl Effect has since evolved into a global movement of supporters who believe girls are the most powerful […]


EVENT

Rise

June 9, 2017
Austin, TX

INITIATIVE

Chime for Change

Gucci

Chime for Change is a global campaign to convene, unite and strengthen the voices speaking out for girls and women around the world. The campaign focuses on using innovative approaches to raise funds and awareness for projects promoting education, health and justice for girls and women. To date, Chime for Change has rallied support through […]


NONPROFIT

Institute for Women’s Policy Research

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences. IWPR works with policymakers, scholars, and public interest groups to design, execute, and disseminate research that illuminates economic and social policy issues affecting women and families […]


EVENT

National Young Feminist Leadership Conference

March 25, 2017
Crystal City, VA

EVENT

Speak Up Women

March 3, 2017
New York, NY

NONPROFIT

She Jumps

Skiing, hiking, fishing, biking…girls belong in the great outdoors. And She Jumps can take them there. For creating this action-oriented nonprofit, founders Claire Smallwood and pro skier Lynsey Dyer were honored as Toyota Everyday Heroes.  


SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Ebby Elahi

You never know where you’ll find your purpose, or a new appreciation for the most ordinary things in life. Dr. Ebby Elahi, a surgeon and co-founder of Virtue Foundation, had one of those epiphanies after returning to the U.S. from Cambodia, where he’d encountered a baby girl who had been disfigured as the youngest known victim […]


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Feeding America

The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. The nationwide network of food banks provides more than 3.6 billion meals to virtually every community in the United States through food pantries and meal programs. Learn more about how Feeding America is solving hunger.


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Women in Charge

December 3, 2016
New York, NY

NONPROFIT

Win: Women in Need

Win transforms the lives of New York City homeless women and their children by providing a holistic solution of safe housing, critical services and ground-breaking programs they need to succeed on their own — so the women can re-gain their independence and their children can look forward to a brighter future.


EVENT

UN Commission on the Status of Women

March 13, 2017
New York, NY

NONPROFIT

Women’s Sports Foundation

Founded in 1974 by tennis legend, Billie Jean King, the Women’s Sports Foundation is dedicated to creating leaders by ensuring all girls access to sports.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

PowerPlay NYC: Coach girls—and empower them

Are you passionate about empowering girls? Serve as a mentor and teach basic sport skills to elementary and middle school aged girls in PowerPlay NYC’s STARS Series after-school program.