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Girl Rising Events and Campaigns

Throughout the year we come together to share stories, explore issues, advocate for change, and celebrate achievements. Join us for in-person events, virtual gatherings and global campaigns as we all work together to break through the barriers to girls’ education and fight for a fairer future.

 

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Upcoming Events

  • Youth-powered Green Future, a Girl Rising UN CSW Parallel Event
    Youth-powered Green Future, a Girl Rising UN CSW Parallel Event
    Thu, Mar 14
    New York
    Mar 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
    New York, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
    New York, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    An interactive event featuring Girl Rising Future Rising Fellows, we will explore youth-led climate solutions in various regions, the local impacts of climate change and how young people can make a change.

Past Events

  • Student Ambassador Gathering - Meet the Girl Rising Team
    Student Ambassador Gathering - Meet the Girl Rising Team
    Wed, Feb 21
    Virtual event
    Feb 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM EST
    Virtual event
    Feb 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM EST
    Virtual event
    Join Girl Rising team members Brenda Giacometti, Naomi Ramos Imuro, and Sonal Dhanani to discus our work in Pakistan, Mexico and other regions.
  • `COP28 Climate Advocacy
    `COP28 Climate Advocacy
    Fri, Dec 01
    https://www.girlrising.org/cop28
    Dec 01, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 12, 2023, 1:18 AM
    https://www.girlrising.org/cop28
    Dec 01, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 12, 2023, 1:18 AM
    https://www.girlrising.org/cop28
    The most influential climate conference is happening right now! It can shape climate actions for the next year and beyond. Join us in reaching out to government leaders and turning our social media into powerful advocacy tools. Click on the link to download scripts and a social media toolkit.
  • 11 Days of Stories for International Day of the Girl
    11 Days of Stories for International Day of the Girl
    Sun, Oct 01
    https://www.girlrising.org/idg2023
    Oct 01, 2023, 7:00 AM – Oct 03, 2023, 9:43 PM
    https://www.girlrising.org/idg2023
    Oct 01, 2023, 7:00 AM – Oct 03, 2023, 9:43 PM
    https://www.girlrising.org/idg2023
    From October 1 through 11, Girl Rising has been sharing a story each day focused on an individual fighting for girls’ rights as a part of our 11 Days of Stories campaign. On October 11th, International Day of the Girl, we invite you to join us in advocating for girls' right to education!
  • Literacy Week
    Literacy Week
    Sun, Sep 03
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    Sep 03, 2023, 12:00 AM – Sep 09, 2023, 12:00 AM
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    Sep 03, 2023, 12:00 AM – Sep 09, 2023, 12:00 AM
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    On September 8, the world observes International Literacy Day. The whole week, Girl Rising will focus on the importance of literacy equity and will amplify various voices in education equity. Follow our social media accounts @girlrising to join the conversation.
  • Girl Rising at Women Deliver
    Girl Rising at Women Deliver
    Mon, Jul 17
    Kigali
    Jul 17, 2023, 11:30 AM – Jul 18, 2023, 12:20 PM
    Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
    Jul 17, 2023, 11:30 AM – Jul 18, 2023, 12:20 PM
    Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
    Girl Rising's advocates, working at the intersection of gender equity and climate action will engage in a conversation on how education saves lives, builds resilience, and paves the pathway for girls to become the climate leaders we so badly need at the Women Deliver conference in Kigali
  • Call for Cohort 3 Future Rising Fellowship Applications - DEADLINE EXTENDED
    Call for Cohort 3 Future Rising Fellowship Applications - DEADLINE EXTENDED
    Tue, Jun 13
    girlrising.org/future-rising-applications
    Jun 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 29, 2023, 7:05 PM
    girlrising.org/future-rising-applications
    Jun 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 29, 2023, 7:05 PM
    girlrising.org/future-rising-applications
    We’re thrilled to announce that applications are open for our 2023 Future Rising Fellowship Program. The Fellowship is an incredible opportunity for young leaders, aged 17 - 25, who are passionate about creating an impact through storytelling.
  • Future Rising Cohort 3 Info Session 1
    Future Rising Cohort 3 Info Session 1
    Tue, May 30
    https://tinyurl.com/34e4rz72
    May 30, 2023, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    https://tinyurl.com/34e4rz72
    May 30, 2023, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    https://tinyurl.com/34e4rz72
    Please join members of the Future Rising team and guest speakers in an information session about the connections between climate change, environmental justice, and gender equity. You will be able to ask questions about your applications during the session.
  • Quarterly Student Ambassador Event
    Quarterly Student Ambassador Event
    Tue, May 09
    https://zoom.us/j/99752268969
    May 09, 2023, 6:00 PM
    https://zoom.us/j/99752268969
    May 09, 2023, 6:00 PM
    https://zoom.us/j/99752268969
    Hundreds of girls’ education and gender equity student advocates come together in our quarterly event hosted by our Student Ambassador Program. This quarter's event will feature 2021 Future Rising Fellow from Nigeria, Advisory Council Member and Visual Artist Ayomide Solanke as a speaker.
  • Quarterly Student Ambassador Event
    Quarterly Student Ambassador Event
    Tue, May 09
    https://zoom.us/j/99752268969
    May 09, 2023, 8:00 AM
    https://zoom.us/j/99752268969
    May 09, 2023, 8:00 AM
    https://zoom.us/j/99752268969
    Hundreds of girls’ education and gender equity student advocates come together in our quarterly event hosted by our Student Ambassador Program. This quarter's event will feature 2021 Future Rising Fellow from Nigeria, Advisory Council Member and Visual Artist Ayomide Solanke as a speaker.
  • Natasha Steven Memorial Fund
    Natasha Steven Memorial Fund
    Fri, Apr 21
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    Apr 21, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
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    Apr 21, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
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    In honor of Dr. Natasha Stevens, each year Girl Rising will provide a stipend of $500 USD to a student and/or student group looking to raise awareness in their communities about the power of girls’ education. These event(s) or activities must be centered around Girl Rising and the global movement dr
  • Student Ambassador Earth Day Campaign
    Student Ambassador Earth Day Campaign
    Wed, Apr 12
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    Apr 12, 2023, 7:00 AM – Apr 13, 2023, 7:00 AM
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    Apr 12, 2023, 7:00 AM – Apr 13, 2023, 7:00 AM
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    Girl Rising invites Student Ambassadors to submit an original artwork that answers the question, "How do we prioritize the Earth?" Four Student Ambassador pieces will be chosen to be featured on our social media and website.
  • Women’s Forum U.S.A
    Women’s Forum U.S.A
    Wed, Mar 29
    Washington
    Mar 29, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:05 AM
    Washington, Washington, DC, USA
    Mar 29, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:05 AM
    Washington, Washington, DC, USA
    The Women’s Forum is a gathering of 250 leaders promoting the work of women who are driving sustainable progress. The event fosters dialogue, creates momentum and delivers powerful messages. The event will build international cooperation for more inclusive health systems and gender-responsive climat
  • UN Water Conference
    UN Water Conference
    Tue, Mar 21
    New York
    Mar 21, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    New York, 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Mar 21, 2023, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    New York, 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
    UN Water Side Event Girl Rising, UN DESA, and the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the UN co-host a powerful event highlighting the link between girls’ education and climate-related water crises. Future Rising Fellows Mercy, Leticia, Tia, Lauren and Hilda will share their stories of innovative solutio
  • Tipping the Scale
    Tipping the Scale
    Tue, Mar 14
    New York
    Mar 14, 2023, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    New York, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Mar 14, 2023, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    New York, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    On March 14, during United Commission on Status of Women 67 Future Rising Fellows Hilda Flavia Nakabuye, Lauren Ritchie, Mercy Kamonjo, and Tia Kennedy will share their compelling stories of addressing climate crises in their communities. GPE Global Advocacy Policy Lead, Sirtaj Kaur, will also share
  • International Women’s Day
    International Women’s Day
    Wed, Mar 08
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    Mar 08, 2023, 7:00 PM
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    Mar 08, 2023, 7:00 PM
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  • Girl Rising at Aspen Ideas:Climate
    Girl Rising at Aspen Ideas:Climate
    Mon, Mar 06
    Miami Beach
    Mar 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – Mar 08, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Mar 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – Mar 08, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • Girl Rising Presenting at CIES
    Girl Rising Presenting at CIES
    Tue, Feb 14
    Washington
    Feb 14, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Washington, Washington, DC, USA
    Feb 14, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Washington, Washington, DC, USA
    Girl Rising will present our most recent impact data and findings from our program in Pakistan and Kenya. The panel will include Christina Lowery, CEO; Khuzama Khan, Director of Measurement and Evaluation; and Carol Ochieng, Founder of Big Picture Learning Kenya, our program partner in Kenya.
  • Black History Month
    Black History Month
    Thu, Feb 02
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    Feb 02, 2023, 3:30 AM – Feb 28, 2023, 7:30 AM
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    Feb 02, 2023, 3:30 AM – Feb 28, 2023, 7:30 AM
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    On February 1 we will kick off our 2023 Black History Month campaign. All month we will honor the trailblazers who fought for educational equity and climate justice - and we will spotlight rising leaders who will share their vision for a fairer and more sustainable world.
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