– 2012 – October

Reaching more girls with Leadership Summit scholarships

Girl Up hosts a 2-day summit in which girls across the United States to learn how to raise funds and awareness and engage their communities.

Providing 35 secondary school scholarships

Give girls in Ethiopia a chance to go to school - and to stay healthy, avoid long work hours, and possibly get a job. 

Cultivate a new generation of female leadership

The G(irls)20 Summit is about cultivating a new generation of leaders through entrepreneurship and education.

Incorporating Gender Issues into the Classroom

Bring gender issues into the classroom to change cultural attitudes while providing an excellent English education.

Launch of Entrepreneurship Diploma

Help young entrepreneurs gain understanding in how to design and launch a new business.

Flat bellies and planned pregnancies

"Before Roots of Health was here in our community, you couldn’t find a flat belly anywhere."

Innovative literacy program uses mobile phones

Using phones and texting to accelerate literacy for Afghan girls and women.

Gardening for health

Scholarships for Afghan girls

Fund scholarships for 20 Afghan girls.

Print 3,000 magazines for Afghan students

The Afghan Institute of Learning is creating a magazine to develop critical thinking skills for Afghan and Pakistani students in refugee camps.