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Teen Advisors

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Voices of Now

Girl Up’s Board of Teen Advisors are the heart and soul of Girl Up. They are passionate changemakers who together spread and fuel our work ensuring we stay authentic to our mission and bring the voice of this a new generation to the forefront. Teen Advisors are central to all Girl Up decision-making by advising on strategy and offer guidance for our movement to advance global gender equality. 

2020-2021 Teen Advisors: A Snapshot 
  1. 25

    youth activists

  2. 8

    countries and the British Virgin Islands

  3. 11

    U.S. states

Leaders of the Movement

Girl Up’s Teen Advisory Board leads our by girls, for girls movement; advancing our mission, providing feedback on key strategy, representing Girl Up at major events during critical moments, and energizing others to take action for girls around the world.

Each Teen Advisory Board is comprised culturally and globally diverse group, who serve as the face and voice of the Girl Up movement. Teen Advisors serve a one-year term with Girl Up and share the common goal of creating change to advance global gender equality. Each class of Teen Advisors participates in three in-person trainings. The 2020-2021 Teen Advisory Board is made up of 25 girls representing 11 U.S. states, eight countries – Australia, Brazil, Colombia, India, Mexico, Taiwan, Zambia, the United States – and the British Virgin Islands.

Since its inception in 2010, more than 150 girls have gone through this global program. Collectively, Girl Up Teen Advisors have raised more than $500,000, completed more than 7,000 hours of community service, hosted hundreds of events in their communities around the world and performed thousands of advocacy actions at local, national, and global levels. They’ve also represented Girl Up on some of the world’s biggest stages, been integrated in critical global moments, and featured in some of the top media publications.

Next Level Leadership

Teen Advisors are given year-long, rigorous training by the Girl Up team to ensure they are equipped to advocate and speak as representatives for the Girl Up community. Participants receive high-level transformational leadership skills trainings, professional development opportunities, hands-on learning, and mentorship from Girl Up staff and experts.

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