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 […]
Last month, GirlsUp sent its UN Teen Advisors to the first-ever Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. For the event, more than 100 young women from across the country, along with leaders and celebrities, came together to discuss how to improve the lives of girls in developing countries. Our UN Teen Advisors had the privilege of […]
Two members of GirlsUp’s Teen Advisory Board serve as Teen Advisors to the United Nations Foundation Campaign which is dedicated to helping the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls. In November 2011, Annie and Jillian took an exciting journey to San Francisco to meet the other UN Teen Advisors from across the country. During this trip, they […]
GirlsUp’s first “Girls Night Out” and an overview of the exciting program planned for Summer 2011 are featured in ChevyChasePatch. The article describes GirlsUp’s new partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the goals of the program and quotes from GirlsUp Teen Advisory board members.
We are thrilled to announce that the United Nations Foundation has selected GirlsUp as an official partner in its campaign dedicated to helping the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls. Through this continuing partnership, GirlsUp Girls will have the opportunity to channel their strong hearts, strong minds and strong spirits into exciting global events aimed at empowering young girls around the world. We look forward to watching our GirlsUp Girls inspire girls everywhere!