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  • Fundraising Points For Fall Semester
    Fundraising Points For Fall Semester
    Fundraising bonus points for Aug-Dec will be added by the end of January! Look for a message from Girl Up to confirm how man points your club received. We are so proud of all your efforts more...
  • Our Bill Is A Law!
    Our Bill Is A Law!
    Can you believe our bill (H.R. 2408/S.1580) " Protecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act " is now a law?! Your hard work of advocating for this bill over the last three years has finally paid off. The bill was signed into law last night by President Trump. This bill was introduced by Congressman Chabot and Congresswoman Kelly in the ... more...
  • WiSci 2019: Applications Open For US Counselor Applicants!
    WiSci 2019: Applications Open For US Counselor Applicants!
    News  about Girl Up's Women in Science (WiSci) Girls' STEAM Camps for 2019:  If you are interested to receive more information, please email WiSci@GirlUp.org! Happy Friday, amazing Girl Up leaders! I am very happy to share some news about Girl Up's Women in Science (WiSci) Girls' STEAM Camps for 2019! First, similar to 2018, Girl Up is hoping to offer ... more...
  • Apply now for a STEM Grant!
    Apply now for a STEM Grant!
    Earlier this year, Girl Up staff took part in a training and orientation day with the Carnegie Science Center and we had a lot of fun! We did the "Light it Up" activity where we learned more about LED lights, the best countries to work for women and more. Just like some of our Girl Up Clubs have participated in these activities, Girl Up staff had to make sure we ... more...
  • Giving Tuesday is here!
    Giving Tuesday is here!
    Dear Girl Up Community members, Thank you so much for all of your fundraising efforts thus far for  Give Her a Future.  We're so happy to share that the initial $10,000 gift from  All the Sky Foundation  has been met by the efforts of Hood River High School Girl Up Club President and Teen Advisor Eva Jones - who raised $10,000 by showing movie screenings and ... more...
  • Double your donation: Educating Refugee Girls in Uganda
    Double your donation: Educating Refugee Girls in Uganda
    With so many of you fundraising already for Give Her a Future ,  Girl Up wanted to challenge you to double your donation! Starting today, every dollar you raise for refugee girls in Uganda will be MATCHED (up to 800 girls), thanks to the generous support of the All the Sky Foundation. Together, we can help 800 girls go to school. Create your Club of personal ... more...
  • Herstory Is Being Made Around The World!
    Herstory Is Being Made Around The World!
    A message from Girl Up Co-Executive Directors Melissa Kilby and Anna Blue: Herstory is being made around the world! This week in the United States, a record number of young people marched to the polls to vote in the midterm elections, sending a message that could not have been clearer: when young people are behind the wheel, change is made. As a result, a ... more...
  • There Are Now More Women Than Ever Elected To Congress!
    There Are Now More Women Than Ever Elected To Congress!
    A Record Number Of Women Will Serve In Congress (With Potentially More To Come) After Tuesday's elections, a record number of women will serve in Congress come January 2019. With results still coming in, 94 women have won or are projected to win their House races as of early Wednesday morning, up from the current 84. In addition, at least 13 women ... more...
  • Keeping Girls In School Act & Fall Lobby Day
    Keeping Girls In School Act & Fall Lobby Day
    The Keeping Girls in School Act was introduced by Representative Frankel (D, FL) and Representative Brooks (R, IN). This bipartisan bill is designed to ensure that U.S. foreign assistance addresses the barriers that keep more than 130 million girls ages 6-17 globally who should be in school from enrolling, attending, and graduating. As the ... more...
  • 2018 State of World Population, the Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights
    2018 State of World Population, the Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights
    The following is a forward from the 2018 State of the World Population, The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights - a report from UNFPA.   CHOICE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.  It can rapidly improve the well-being of  women and girls, transform families and societies, and accelerate global development. The extent to which couples and individuals have real ... more...

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