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Pure Empowerment

On September 23, I took a break from my typical day as a high school student and had the exciting opportunity to go to New York to learn how youth can be the key to unlocking improved health for women and children.

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Collaborating to Fight the World’s Most Pressing Issues

On the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative, President Obama addressed all the members and said, “The most important title is not president or prime minister, the most important title is citizen.”

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Meet Helen Clark: Fab Female Friday

“When opportunity knocks at the door, open that door." - Helen Clark

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Let girls lead at the Social Good Summit

As a new Girl Up Teen Advisor for 2014-2015, my first task of order was to attend the Social Good Summit. It wasn’t much of a “task,” because both days of the Summit were as invigorating as they could be. 

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Connect with Tech

This year’s Social Good Summit set the stage for what is sure to be an ever-growing movement of impact. Living in the digital age, it’s so important to utilize technology for what it’s best at: connection.

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Sustainable change for lasting impact: #2030NOW

As I sat in my chair and watched Graca Machel, Kathy Calvin and Helen Clark take the stage at the 2014 Social Good Summit, I started thinking about the event hashtag and what it means to me: #2030NOW.

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Walking the "good" carpet: Social Good Summit

The 2014 Social Good Summit illustrated what it means to not only follow in someone’s footsteps, but make your own path. 

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Themes from the Clinton Global Initiative

It was only my first day at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative, but I was immediately captivated by the members’ immense energy dedicated to social change. I started my day off attending a session on Girls & Women Strategy. 

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Reflecting on History

Twenty years ago some big things happened for women and last week I had the honor of commemorating these moments. 

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Girl Up Talks Girls’ Education on MDG500

They’re big, they’re bold, and they’re bringing a brighter future. The United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will go down in history as being a unified global effort to reinvigorate the fight against world poverty.

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