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 [...]
Looking for our next UN Teen Advisory Board delegates! If you are currently on the GirlsUP Teen Board, you are eligible to be nominated to represent GirlsUP on the UN Teen Advisory Board for the 2013-2014 year. Applications are due by May 28, 2013. Visit the UN Girl Up website at www.girlup.org for more information. [...]
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!
On May 4th GirlsUP Girls came together to run the Annual Bulldog 5K at Blessed Sacrament School. There were lots of GirlsUP t-shirts on the challenging course which had many hills. But our GirlsUP Girls finished in record times! A portion of the proceeds are donated to GirlsUP.
We are thrilled to announce that GirlsUP will hold its first session in the Boston area this summer. Enrollment is now open for our Premier Basic Session being held the week of July 8-12 at the Sherborn Community Center from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please spread the word! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION [...]
GirlsUp continues in Summer 2013 with Basic and Advanced one-week sessions planned for the weeks of July 8 and July 15. Basic sessions will be offered at Chevy Chase Elementary School and Stone Ridge during the week of July 8. An Advanced and a Basic session will be offered at Chevy Chase Elementary School during [...]
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 [...]