girlz run the world

Conferences designed to inspire girls to pursue their dream careers through

empowerment, training and mentorship.

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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. 




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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

wellness &

mental health


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. 

Our Speakers

Coming Soon!


Using Social Media for Good

Date: 12/6 at 9 AM EST

Learn to build a healthier relationship with social media by using it to inspire others. Here you'll gain skills on creative storytelling that will mobilize people to action 

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 Communication Skills for a Virtual World

Date: 12/15 at 12 PM EST

Learn key communication skills needed to connect in a virtual world. You'll gain new skills and the confidence you need to get your point across.


Unlearning Harmful Norms

Date: 12/13 at 9:30 AM EST

Unlearn harmful norms that are holding you back. Build skills to help you better question norms to unlock your potential. 

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Learning from 

 Transgenerational trauma 

Date: 12/22 at 11 AM EST

The life experiences, circumstances, and oppression experienced by our ancestors can impact us in many ways. Through this workshop, we'll learn to look at our family's history and identify how it affects our own behaviors. 



Date: 12/11

Learn how to build resilience in your journey through reflection, self-care and positivity to power you through good and bad times, setting you on a path ready to take on the world.


Emodiment and Leadership 

Date: TBD 

More info coming soon! 


Building Mutual Aid Networks

Date: 12/19

Passionate about a cause in your local community? Join this workshop to learn how to create sustainable partnerships, called "pods," to make a difference through direct, tangible and inclusive aid.


Design Thinking Skills for Building Your Dream Life

Date: 12/18

Learn about the Design thinking Process used by organizations around the world to come up with solutions to key problems. We'll show you how this design thinking can be used to make your life easier, better and happier..

A Beginners Guide to Meditation

Date: 12/10 

Learn meditation basics to help you look inwards and find stillness. 


Unleash Your True Potential

Date: 12/20 at 11 AM EST

Learn from your failures and convert them into stepping stones for success. You'll gain insights on how to deal with stress more effectively, manage crises, and adapt to adversity..

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The breakdown

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The summit

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 Mentorship

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


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