Girls' Bill of Rights

The Panel and Participants

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The Global Girls Panel brings together 15 trailblazing girls from a dozen countries around the world to determine the top 10 rights that all girls have. Let’s meet them:

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Angélica is an indigenous 21-year-old studying Biochemistry & Microbiology in Guatemala.

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Ashlyn is a 21-year-old at Appalachian State, who plans to pursue law school.

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Claris is a student leader at Ashesi University in Ghana; she originally hails from Kenya.

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Deborah, a first-year college student in Puerto Rico, is majoring in Communications.

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Djellza is a high school senior from Long Island, NY, who intends to pursue medicine.

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Faith, originally from Nigeria, is a high school senior in NYC, active in many clubs.

Genny is an entrepreneurship & business management major in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Goldalyn, a 16-year-old from Kenya, is a former Head Girl and current student leader.

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Jackline, a 16-year-old Maasai student from Kenya, is a survivor of child marriage.

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Kanchan is a 22-year-old Nepalese activist & award-winning social entrepreneur.

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Lara is pursuing biology at university in Brazil and is a gender equality advocate.

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Nembo from Cameroon is awaiting graduation from the University of Bamenda.

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Olivia, a student leader from Staten Island Academy, is an outspoken activist & feminist.

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Tracy is a junior studying Management Information Systems at university in Ghana.

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Vishakha is a second-year student at Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering in India.

 
 

 

Learn More about the Organizers

 
She’s the First  (STF) fights for a world where every girl chooses her own future. This global nonprofit teams up with local organizations to make sure girls are educated, respected, and heard. STF has trained more than 75 local organizations to serve girls better every day, and together they’ve provided 7,800+ girls in 11 countries with the support and tools they need to become powerful agents of change. STF is a member of Michelle Obama’s Girls Opportunity Alliance and has been featured by numerous media outlets, including TODAY, MSNBC, Forbes, Fast Company, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire. Diane von Furstenberg has recognized STF with a DVF Award and Chelsea Clinton honored them at Clinton Global Initiative U. STF celebrates 10 years of impact this October.

She’s the First (STF) fights for a world where every girl chooses her own future. This global nonprofit teams up with local organizations to make sure girls are educated, respected, and heard. STF has trained more than 75 local organizations to serve girls better every day, and together they’ve provided 7,800+ girls in 11 countries with the support and tools they need to become powerful agents of change. STF is a member of Michelle Obama’s Girls Opportunity Alliance and has been featured by numerous media outlets, including TODAY, MSNBC, Forbes, Fast Company, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire. Diane von Furstenberg has recognized STF with a DVF Award and Chelsea Clinton honored them at Clinton Global Initiative U. STF celebrates 10 years of impact this October.

 
 
Akili Dada   is an international award-winning leadership incubator. Our mission is to nurture transformative leadership in girls and young women from underserved backgrounds to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership. We envision a world in which African girl and women leaders are actively participating in key decision-making processes across sectors. Since inception in 2005, we continue to make strides to re-imagine and innovate approaches in order to amplify our impact. Our ecosystem is growing sustainably, placing girls and women at the center of progress for Africa’s leadership.

Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator. Our mission is to nurture transformative leadership in girls and young women from underserved backgrounds to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership. We envision a world in which African girl and women leaders are actively participating in key decision-making processes across sectors. Since inception in 2005, we continue to make strides to re-imagine and innovate approaches in order to amplify our impact. Our ecosystem is growing sustainably, placing girls and women at the center of progress for Africa’s leadership.

 
 
MAIA  unlocks and maximizes the potential of young women to lead transformational change. MAIA’s award-winning program centers its efforts on Mayan girls in rural Guatemala. Through its Chispa Action Network, MAIA brings together girl-focused organizations throughout Guatemala.

MAIA unlocks and maximizes the potential of young women to lead transformational change. MAIA’s award-winning program centers its efforts on Mayan girls in rural Guatemala. Through its Chispa Action Network, MAIA brings together girl-focused organizations throughout Guatemala.