We envision a world in which girls and women from all cultures and backgrounds lift each other, are inspired to embark on their own unique journeys, and have the skills and confidence to positively impact the world.
By 2030, Girls Gearing Up aims to equip, inspire, and empower 10,000 teen girls from every country in the world.
"I WOULD RECOMMEND GGU TO GIRLS WHO... . ... WANT TO GROW CONFIDENCE, GET OUT OF THEIR COMFORT ZONE, AND WANT TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS (participant, age 16) ... ARE INTERESTED IN LEADERSHIP, READY TO BE INSPIRED AND WHO WANT TO LEARN SOME IMPORTANT LESSONS (participant, age 17)
... WANT TO GROW, BUILD CONFIDENCE, LEARN NEW SKILLS, AND MEET NEW AMAZING FRIENDS TO HAVE FUN WITH (participant, age 13)
Grow confidence! + learn about yourself and make new friends in an international and supportive environment + exceed your expectations about what you can achieve
Get equipped! + gain hands-on leadership experience and improve your problem-solving skills + think critically about a variety of social issues and participate in global & community service initiatives
Be Inspired! + learn from inspiring female leaders including athletes, scientists, artists, environmentalists, and social entrepreneurs from around the world + find inspiration and learn practical solutions to make an impact on your school, community and in the world.