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Meet Helen Clark: Fab Female Friday

“When opportunity knocks at the door, open that door." - Helen Clark

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Let girls lead at the Social Good Summit

As a new Girl Up Teen Advisor for 2014-2015, my first task of order was to attend the Social Good Summit. It wasn’t much of a “task,” because both days of the Summit were as invigorating as they could be. 

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Connect with Tech

This year’s Social Good Summit set the stage for what is sure to be an ever-growing movement of impact. Living in the digital age, it’s so important to utilize technology for what it’s best at: connection.

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Walking the "good" carpet: Social Good Summit

The 2014 Social Good Summit illustrated what it means to not only follow in someone’s footsteps, but make your own path. 

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Sustainable change for lasting impact: #2030NOW

As I sat in my chair and watched Graca Machel, Kathy Calvin and Helen Clark take the stage at the 2014 Social Good Summit, I started thinking about the event hashtag and what it means to me: #2030NOW.

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Themes from the Clinton Global Initiative

It was only my first day at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative, but I was immediately captivated by the members’ immense energy dedicated to social change. I started my day off attending a session on Girls & Women Strategy. 

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Reflecting on History

Twenty years ago some big things happened for women and last week I had the honor of commemorating these moments. 

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Girl Up Talks Girls’ Education on MDG500

They’re big, they’re bold, and they’re bringing a brighter future. The United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will go down in history as being a unified global effort to reinvigorate the fight against world poverty.

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Mistie Bass: Fab Female Friday

The Girl Up family gets bigger by the day. Welcome, Mistie Bass! This WNBA star, Duke University graduate, and passionate humanitarian is now also the newest Girl Up Champion.

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Celebrate International Youth Day: Take Action Tuesday

On August 12, the global community celebrates International Youth Day— a day where the world turns its attention to the incredible potential of its youth and acknowledges the real impact that young people have already made in their communities.

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