Our GirlsUP Girls Teen Advisory Board is back in full swing with many new and returning members! The Teen Board’s inaugural event this Fall is coming up this Friday, November 20 at the DC Central Kitchen in Washington DC where our GirlsUP Girls will have the opportunity to show that they are truly “girls for […]
Our 2015 GirlsUP summer programs were a huge success, with robust participation by both new and returning girls at our Stone Ridge, Chevy Chase and Anacostia sites. Our partnership with Girls on the Rise continued to thrive, with a growing number of under-served girls now able to proudly call themselves GirlsUP Girls.Thanks to the girls […]
Let’s hear it for the girls! *** Please join us to celebrate our first class of GirlsUP graduating seniors, as we toast their journey “from crayons to perfume” since first joining our program in 2008. We will also share exciting news about our expansion, including GirlsUP Downtown, our latest scholarship outreach program that brings our […]
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is highlighting GirlsUp on its summer programs website. GirlsUp will offer a basic summer session at Stone Ridge on Monday, July 13–Friday, July 17 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, and at the Chevy Chase Elementary School on Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm […]
Malala Yousafzai was in Washington, DC to speak at the World Bank as part of the International Day of the Girl events and GirlsUP Teen Board members were there to hear her tell her story. It was a remarkable experience for them to participate in the event sponsored by the UN Foundation for Girls. Our […]
A shout out to GirlsUP Teen Board Girl and UN Teen Advisory Board members Delia Friel and Meghan Murray. They have spent the last year working closely with the UN Foundation for Girls and the other 14 members of the Teen Advisory Board learning about issues teen girls around the world experience in their pursuit […]
Thank you to Delia Friel, our very own GirlsUP Teen Board member as well as one of our UN Teen Advisory Board representatives and her mom for bringing us a special screening of Girl Rising. This film tells the story of nine girls from around the world who face and overcome unbelievable obstacles on the […]
GirlsUP Girl Kathleen Cullen plays the lead role in Blessed Sacrament School’s production of High School Musical with fellow graduating GirlsUP Girls Maisy Dombo, Emily Goodwin, Tess Kelly, Caroline Koenigs, Samantha Micklos and Nora Rhodes starring as well. What a cast! Congratulations!
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is highlighting GirlsUp on its summer programs website. For the first time, GirlsUp will offer a basic summer session at Stone Ridge on July 8-12. Go here to register for the program.
GirlsUp Girls gave back to their community by volunteering at The SHARE Food Network in Hyattsville, Maryland on Saturday, December 8. The girls were up early and full of enthusiasm as they helped prepare food packages for local, low-income families. These packages will be part of the 10,000-plus food packages that SHARE will be distributing […]