"Every girl, no matter how young or what her circumstances, should dare to dream big." Teen Advisor Fasica Mersha shares what it felt like speaking at the United Nations and how Disney's #DreamBigPrincess photo campaign inspired her. Read her story at the link in our bio. Stuart Ramson
November 20 is #WorldChildrensDay and we're proud to join our friends at @unicef to celebrate the big day and demand a better future for every child. Join us to stand with children across the Link in bio.
What a great day at our London Summit! Girls from across the UK shared tips on leading their Girl Up Clubs and talked about ways they’re making change in their communities. Thanks to our hosts @reluctantly_brave and special shoutout to our partners who make our work in the UK possible @disney@oath and @specialk! #GirlsLeadLondon17
When Girl Up started in 2010, we dreamed of moments like tonight. Together with @thedisneyprincesses we will continue to empower girls like you around the globe who are committed to achieving gender equality. THIS moment is for you. Thank you to all our supporters who came to see the #DreamBigPrincess photo exhibit at the @unitednations and to celebrate the $1 million donation made to Girl Up.
For the #DreamBigPrincess campaign, photographer @bananalawneh was inspired by the strong girls she met at the “Queen Rania Family and Child Centre” in Jordan. One girl she met, Menas, 8 wants to become a teacher in order to help other young girls become more confident in math. #FabFeministFriday#girlsinSTEM
We met Solome, 17, in Uganda after she fled her home in South Sudan. She wants to be the Minister of Finance when she grows up. Learn more about her story and how our partner Caterpillar Foundation is helping to build a better future for girls at the link in our bio. #AskLikeAGirl#GirlHero : @edward_echwalu
Shout out to Team Girl Up runner Hannah Vantrease who completed the 2017 Chicago Marathon . Team Girl Up’s next stop, Berlin! The @berlinmarathon drawing just opened. Secure a spot for this internationally famous race by traveling abroad with Team Girl Up. Or, check out the many races Team Girl Up runs in the US by clicking the link in our bio. #berlin42#fabfeministfriday
We did it! Yesterday H.R.2408 Protecting Girls Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act passed in the U.S. House. This wouldn’t have been possible without all of your advocacy efforts. Thank you to @repstevechabot and @reprobinkelly for your leadership efforts on this bill. Next stop is the U.S. Senate! Learn more about the legislation by checking out the link in our bio. #HR2408#withrefugees
This weekend we're celebrating Girl Up's seven year anniversary and we're looking back at some of our top moments. From the first ever Girl Up Leadership Summit, to the first Girl Up clubs, we wouldn't be the movement we are today without our club leaders, Teen Advisors and supporters like YOU! Girl Up wants to thank you for your commitment to uniting girls around the world and we're excited to continue growing. Click link in bio to read our full 7 year anniversary blog. #GirlUpTurns7
Jerrine, 9, smiles as she picks out children’s books during a distribution at the Multipurpose Centre in St. John’s, capital of the island of Antigua. Books, clothes, shoes and other basic items are just some of the items needed by children and families displaced from Barbuda by Hurricane Irma.
Some 73,000 people in this area, including 20,000 children, are affected, and at least 132 schools have been damaged. You can support @unicefusa relief efforts for children in the #Caribbean and every donation counts. Check out the link in our bio for more. Photo Credit: @unicef/Moreno Gonzalez |#hurricaneirma#hurricanemaria#hurricaneharvey#hurricanejose#hurricanekatia
Never stop dreaming! Our #MondayMotivation comes from these inspiring girls and women from across the globe who are following their passions. #DreamBigPrincess
Thank you for dreaming big! By liking and posting #DreamBigPrincess photos on social media you helped make our global campaign a success, resulting in @Disney's donation of $1M to Girl Up to support leadership development programs for girls around the world. Additional posts or likes do not trigger any more donations, but please continue to share your #DreamBigPrincess moments.
Today we celebrate International #PeaceDay to strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Malala is one of the many women who fight for peace in the world. Check out our link in bio for other women who are working towards peace in their communities, country and the world. #InternationalPeaceDay#DiadelaPaz
We seeing girl leaders take center stage during #globalgoals week! Today Club members joined the @usyouthobserver at a Youth Leaders x World Leaders breakfast at the @unitednations.
This afternoon Teen Advisor Yardena Gerwin took the stage to talk about progress through partnerships with leaders Elizabeth Cousens, Sarah Colamarino and Michael Klosson. #MovementMakers#UNGA#squadgoals
Teen Advisor @angiejianggg and performer and activist @madamegandhi are #girlpower personified as they share a laugh on the #SocialGood Summit stage. They discussed how social media can be a way to mobilize offline movements, build empathy, and create positive narratives for women, while warning against the false narrative that can occur on social media valuing women for their looks and men for their skills sets. Thanks for joining in the important convo around tech for social impact with #2030Now.
The new school year is here and we're challenging YOU to kick it off right by fundraising for #SchoolCycle! A bike is so much than a bike for girls in Malawi who often have to drop out due to the hours-long journey to get to school. But a bike changes everything. It gives them wheels to a future. Will you join us and commit to fundraise for SchoolCycle? Donate or start your own fundraiser at the link in our bio. #Malawi
How do you get to school every day? For many girls in rural regions of Guatemala, the walk to school along the treacherous mountain paths can take hours. That's why Girl Up teamed with @jnjglobalhealth in support of #SchoolCycle. Because every girl deserves an education. You can make a difference by donating a #SchoolCycle bike to transform a girl's life. Learn more at the link in our bio.