Day of the Girl

On October 11, iEARN-USA is pleased to celebrate the inaugural Day of the Girl, a new effort that is:

highlighting, celebrating, discussing, and advancing girls lives and opportunities across the globe. When girls come together to talk about what really matters to us, we can teach other people–grownups, boys, girls all across the world–a new way of thinking about issues like gender stereotypes, discrimination, and opportunity.

Since 1988, iEARN has prioritized girls gaining equal access to educational resources and peers worldwide, regardless of the countries involved. Girls have embraced new technologies, social media, and iEARN’s project-based learning, which encourages girls to take action on global issues. Since the vast majority of the iEARN global community are K-12 educators, and most K-12 classroom educators are women, iEARN is led in most countries by women. These women serve as excellent role-models for girls considering becoming leaders in their schools and in their communities. In addition, the majority of iEARN participants and alumni in US State Department-supported exchange programs, such as Global Connections and ExchangeNSLI for Youth, and YESare young women who are building a strong network of tech-savvy and empathetic leaders worldwide.

Learn more about iEARN efforts to empower girls worldwide by clicking on the photos below, and we invite you to share your stories in the comments.

10 thoughts on “Day of the Girl

    1. Thank you, Dalia! Your work at E-era and iEARN-Egypt has empowered thousands of girls. You are an incredible role model. Honored to work with you.

  1. Your entire article, “Day of the Girl | iEARN-USA” xtrade was indeed well worth
    writing a comment down here in the comment section!
    Simply just needed to announce you really did a wonderful work.

    Thanks ,Letha

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