Let’s Support Women's Organizations!

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women” - Maya Angelo

March is Women History Month! March has been about celebrating women from all backgrounds. Women have always been at the forefront of movements throughout history. This month, we are highlighting four organizations that are empowering girls and women. Prepared to be inspired! 

 

Global Girls Alliance

 

 

In October, Former First Lady Michelle Obama and The Obama Foundation launched the Global Girls Alliance to empower adolescent girls around the worldthrough education. Through the program, the organization hopes to inspire, empower and connect grassroots leaders to each other. The organization will help fundraise for the specific organizations through GoFundMe. The organization hopes to inspire and challenge young people in the developed world to join their movement. 

This Thursday, The George Washington University Black Student Union will be hosting a Community Service Event to support the Global Girls Alliance. The event will be held from 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in MSSC 209. 

To learn more about the Global Girls Alliance and how you can get involved visit: https://www.obama.org/globalgirlsalliance/

 

Lone Star Parity Project 

Lone Star Parity Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and non-partisan online publication dedicated to sharing the stories of women and femmes involved in Texas politics with hopes of bringing gender parity across all levels of public office. The organization founders are Brooke López and Adrianna Maberry. 

To learn more about Lone Star Parity Project and how you can get involved visit: http://www.lonestarparityproject.org/

 

Period

 

 

Period is a global youth powered non-profit that strives to provide for menstruators in need through service, education, and policy. The organization was founded by Nadya Okamoto and Vincent Forand in 2014 when they were high school students. Period now has a nationwide network of over 300 campus chapter! 

 

To learn more about Period and how you can get involved visit: https://www.period.org/

YesSheCanCampaign 

YesSheCanCampaign is a 501(c)(3) youth-led non-profit organization that empowers, inspires and shares the stories of girls and young women who are overcoming adversity while striving to complete their education. The organization uses live events and technology to provide educational resources and professional development to girls and young women nationwide. The organization has reached over 1,000 students nationwide, won four national awards, volunteered over 9,000 hours and opened two chapters since founded in December of 2016. 

 

To learn more about YesSheCanCampaign and how you can get involved visit: www.yesshecancampaign.com