Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, Global Advocate for Girl Up, celebrates Mother's Day in the Arab world by honoring strong mothers advocating for their children every day. Read her Global Mom Relay post today!
Recently, I had the opportunity to see President Sirleaf of Liberia speak at Columbia University (where I am a freshman) as part of our World Leaders Forum.
Rebecca Soni made our country proud today by shattering the world record (yes, the record that she had only just set the night before!) in the 200-meter breaststroke, clocking in at 2:19.59 to win the gold.
Want to meet Victoria Justice? Here’s your chance! Enter our contest for a chance to hang out with our Victorious Champion on her first national tour!! (Yep, you can go ahead now and scream out of excitement. We did too when we found out!)
My 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, amazes me every day. In all my travels around the world as a fashion photographer, I’ve never seen anything more beautiful than watching her grow up.
We’re still feeling the southern hospitality after hosting Unite for Girls in Atlanta last week. Hundreds of teens walked away moved by stories from their peers around the world and ready to take action.
Girl Up was thrilled to join our Champion Ivanka Trump in New York at the launch of her new clothing line, Ivanka Trump Ready-to-Wear. Sitting on the edge of the runway for a sneak peek of this highly anticipated collection was a fashion lover’s dream come true! The warm spring colors and luxurious designs caught everyone's attention.
Congrats, Carrie!! You are the lucky winner of our Victoria Justice Birthday Contest. Your entry was so moving and represented Victoria’s work on behalf of Girl Up. We received a lot of amazing stories and it was tough to pick just one so thank you to everyone who participated!
Girl Up is on the road this week for the NBA All-Star Jam Session in Orlando, FL! For the first time ever, the Girl Up and Nothing But Nets campaigns will join forces to spread awareness about the United Nations Foundation and your ability to change the world.
When I was eight years old, my friends and I built a fort in my backyard and proudly displayed a sign reading “NO Boys Allowed!” Today, girls around the world are facing serious issues and we need boys to be part of the solution, too.
By the time the doors opened to kick off our Unite for Girls Tour in New York, brought to you by our partner Clean and Clear, there was so much excitement in the air!
Here's an easy way to help girls in developing countries have greater access to education, using the one thing most of us check daily: Facebook.
To find a role model that exemplifies a girl’s ability to reach her dreams, you don’t have to look any further than Girl Up Champion and Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni. Thanks to her, Girl Up was a featured charity this past weekend at the Ultraswim 2011 competition in Charlotte, NC...
Graduation is just around the corner, and young women all over the country are reaching a significant educational milestone in their lives. Having been able to go to school and create opportunities for themselves, they are celebrating a truly exciting accomplishment. Sadly, girls in developing countries aren’t so lucky.
I have been looking forward to my 18th birthday (on February 19) for months…maybe years! I’m throwing a huge party with all of my friends, but instead of asking for clothes or gift cards, I’m wishing for a birthday gift that means so much more, a donation to change a girl’s life, a “High Five” through Girl Up!
Do you love Girl Up? Online games? Or better yet, both? Then, we need your help to win up to $250,000 from Best Buy!
Best Buy @15 gives teens the chance to stand up for the issues they care about, while having fun online!
Wow – it's amazing how far we've come since our first Unite for Girls Tour Pep Rally in New York City! We've been all across the country — we've been as far as L.A., Seattle, and even Denver, and today we just finished in Washington, D.C., our own backyard!
I have some awesome news – thanks to you, in the month of December Girl Up raised enough money to send over 5,000 girls to school in Malawi! This is pretty cool, because first we asked you to help send 1,000 girls to school.
In just a few short weeks, Girl Up is well on its way to sending hundreds of girls to school in Malawi, all thanks to you. Since they first asked you to give the gift of an education this holiday season, you have raised enough to send 757 number of girls to school!
Last night I had the pleasure of co-hosting a Girl Up reception at Trump SoHo with a group of inspiring women. With the help of one of my Fine Jewelry partners, London Jewelers, the reception brought together the jewelry world for an important cause — the world’s at-risk girls.
Last night, I was lucky enough to attend Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year event, honoring some of the most celebrated women of 2010. The awards program — which celebrated its 20th anniversary last night — was held at Carnegie Hall in New York City. I was in the company of five of our incredible Girl Up teen advisors for the evening!
Girls and boys from all over LA joined us at the Unite for Girls Pep Rally in Los Angeles to learn about the lives of girls in Malawi, Liberia, Guatemala, and Ethiopia, and to start to take action by getting involved in Girl Up.
The Unite for Girls tour is in Los Angeles this week, and we got off to a great start with a high-energy event at Variety last night. Over 200 people came together to celebrate Girl Up and give a High Five for girls around the world.
Victoria Justice - teen actress, singer and Girl Up champion - was honored on Sunday, October 24, at Variety magazine’s annual Power of Youth event for her work with Girl Up.