girlz run the world
Conferences designed to inspire girls to pursue their dream careers through
empowerment, training and mentorship.
There are many people who believe that it's time we live in a world with gender equality. The Girlz, RTW (Run the World) Conferences, are meant to take that belief to the next level. These conferences will give girls around the globe access to skills training, empowerment and mentorship to pursue their dream career. This will help women around the world get access to the tools they need to prepare for the workforce, and increase workplace diversity by encouraging more women to pursue their dream careers.
There will be three main aspects to each conference: The Summit, Field Trips, and Mentorship. The summits and field trips will feature five streams: Storytelling, Sports, Advocacy, STEM and Business.
Virtual Summit, 2020
World Wide Web
December 6th - 20th
Our second Girlz,RTW Summit will be held as a virtual event across several platforms. The experience will be just as engaging, inspiring and uplifting as an in-person event, but will give girlz from around the world the opportunity to participate!
10 INTERACTIVE SESSIONS on 3 key themes
community & belonging
Register below to get access to all workshops. You'll receive calendar invites for each workshop along with worksheets you can use to reflect on and apply learnings.
The first part of each conference, the "Career Summit," will be run with a group of 100 girls at a time. They will have the opportunity to learn about careers in five different streams, participate in empowerment activities and workshops focusing on developing different skills, hear from guest speakers, and connect with the other girls in the program.
The field Trips
Following the Career Summit, "Career Field Trips" will be held. These will give participants the opportunity to visit a workplace from the stream they are most interested in. They will meet with someone who is working in that industry, and learn more about their career, while also participating in a hands-on activity that will help them experience the career.
The final part, Mentorship, will give girls the opportunity to apply to Girlz,FTW's existing mentorship platform, and get paired with a mentor for a six-month mentorship program. The program is designed to support and guide them on how they can reach their goals in their