Who Runs The World?
March 8, 2018
Inspired by International Women’s Day on March 8th? If so, here’s 9 profiles of great organizations around the country doing great things for girls and women of all ages.
Donate to any of them through our giving platform and/or help raise awareness of these great organizations by sharing a great tweet of theirs we found with your friends and followers.
AnnieCannons in San Francisco is dedicated to training survivors of human trafficking in coding and other in-demand technology skills. Their program allows students to earn income by working on client projects that are sourced and managed by AnnieCannons staff. Share this tweet to help them win a contest sponsored by the DVF Foundation.
Black Girls Code out of Oakland provides young and pre-teen girls of color opportunities to learn in-demand skills in technology and computer programming at a time when they are naturally thinking about what they want to be when they grow up. Share this tweet to help them find young warriors to participate in a challenge co-sponsored with Disney.
Digital Citizen Fund, in New York, helps girls and women in developing countries gain access to technology, virtually connect with others across the world, and obtain necessary skills to succeed in today's expanding global market. Share this tweet featuring a video by DCF’s founder, Roya Mahboob.
Dress for Success Houston empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and life. Share this tweet to help them promote their mission in the Houston area.
Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls (FLOW) in Washington, DC, teaches women and girls how to handle their money from a position of knowledge, confidence, and financial clarity. Share this tweet which highlights a 14 day plan to radically improve your finances.
Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) also based in New York empowers girls & young women, ages 12-24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation & domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry & develop to their full potential. Share this tweet to help promote GEMS founder Rachel Lloyd’s recent book, “Girls Like Us.”
Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver offers comprehensive programs and services that equip girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults. Share this tweet to share news a recent successful event promoting girls in STEM.
Mujeres Latinas en Accion IL in Chicago empowers Latinas by providing services which reflect their values and culture and by being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives. Share this tweet to help them raise awareness of 110 college and graduate school programs for Women of Color.
Petals-N-Belles in New York empowers girls with creative workshops, real-world experiences, and academic coaching. Their goal is to inspire girls through dynamic real-world experiences that lay the foundation for personal achievement and professional success. Share this tweet highlighting a recent yoga and wellness for PNB’s young members.
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