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More than 450 passionate youth advocates from around the world will convene for the 8th annual Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. We expect this to be our biggest and most global Summit yet! For three jam-packed days, change-makers like you will participate in leadership training, learn from influential speakers, engage in skills-based workshops, and take part in a Day of Action. The Summit strives to empower, educate, and activate the potential of young change-makers, helping participants uncover critical skills to impact their communities as defenders of gender equality. 

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2019 Summit Speakers

Summit Blog

  • Crash Course: Packing For Summit
    Crash Course: Packing For Summit
    COMFORTABLE SHOES (there will be lots of walking) Any medicine you need! (If you get headaches like me remember that ibuprofen).  Umbrella (although the weather looks good for Summit, you never know when it could rain in DC) Phone/phone charger  Socks, pajamas, and underwear (sounds silly, but it is one of the most forgotten items when packing)  ... more...
  • Highlighted Speakers: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley
    Highlighted Speakers: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley
    Today, we are highlighting: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Congresswoman Pressley will be a Keynote Speaker at Summit. We are super excited to learn about her groundbreaking career in politics. She was the first woman of color elected to the Boston City Council in its 100-year history and is the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in ... more...
  • Highlighted Speaker: Charlotte Flair
    Highlighted Speaker: Charlotte Flair
    Today, we are highlighting: Charlotte Flair. Charlotte Flair will be leading a workshop at Summit! We are super excited for her to come, so we can learn about her career as a woman in sports. Flair is a WWE superstar, author, and actress. She became the 2014 NXT Women’s Champion and since then has become a champion time and time again. Flair was one of the key ... more...

Recent Summit Chats

Sophie Lee 3410900
I haven't been contacted by a Big Sister or found a schedule for this year's summit. Maybe I just didn't receive the ...
I also haven’t been contacted by a big sister or received a schedule. Maybe they haven’t been sent out yet, I’m not ...
Winter_Ashley 3419053
Hi! My name is Winter and I will be attending the summit this upcoming week and I was wondering if any returning ...
Thank you! Can’t wait to meet you as well! 
Hi Winter,
Definitely bring a small/medium-ish bag, spending money, and comfortable shoes! It'll be SUPER hot ...
TCHS Girl Up Club 3399311

You're invited to my new group 'Summit' on GroupMe. Click here to join: ...

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