From her commitment to American families to her devotion to daughters, First Lady Michelle Obama is one fabulous female who never shies away from an opportunity to help others.
This year, do your part to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King and help in your community!
America is a nation of immigrants, the great "melting pot," I thought. Shouldn't Asian-Americans be a vital and indispensable ingredient, whether we are newly immigrated or second generation, whether we speak grammatical or broken English? So why weren't we treated with respect?
This Saturday marks the third anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010.
This week, the 113th Congress was sworn into office and made record-breaking history with 20 female senators!
Inspiring. There’s really no other way to describe Hillary Clinton, a woman who has been the “first” in so many of her life accomplishments.
Recently, I had the opportunity to see President Sirleaf of Liberia speak at Columbia University (where I am a freshman) as part of our World Leaders Forum.
Malala Yousafzai made it to TIME Magazine’s shortlist for Person of the Year, ultimately coming in today as the runner-up.
I recently attended a dinner to raise awareness about Girl Up. I met powerful, inspirational women who are dedicated to helping adolescent girls and closing the gender gap.
Last month, I spent a beautiful and chilly afternoon at George Washington University (GWU) as a speaker on the panel, "Violence against Girls: From Child Marriage to Dating Violence."
Dell is launching the Dell x Crowdrise Match Campaign to benefit Girl Up and two other organizations and will match the first $25,000 of donations collectively raised across these amazing causes.
This week, we have an awesome opportunity for students who are U.S. citizens. The U.S. Department of State has announced a few scholarship programs to study abroad!
In honor of Human Rights Day, we are celebrating Malala Yousafzai, her journey, her influence over a world of supporters and her lasting impact on the issue of human rights. We have a chance to stand with Malala in support of her and her message.
As a strong female leader, Michelle Bachelet of Chile leads by example and proves that, when given a voice and opportunity, women can shine.
As our first official fundraiser, the Miami Country Day School Girl Up Club made and sold bracelets and necklaces.
Today, the UN and the world are recognizing a group of people who deserve our thanks: volunteers!
On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, some incredible organizations teamed up to create the 16 Days of Action campaign to eliminate gender-based violence.
This week, Miami Country Day Girl Up Club school held our first annual “Bake-Off.”
Before the end of the month, the lives of millions of girls in Sub-Saharan Africa will be transformed, thanks to what many are calling the beginning of the end for child marriage.
You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday…but have you heard of Giving Tuesday?
This Thanksgiving, our Teen Adviors share their thoughts on what they’re grateful for!
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are getting excited about the time spent enjoying a delicious meal with our loved ones. However, as you gear up for your celebrations, take a second to think about a reality that many people across the world face: hunger.
In 2004, just a year out of college, I did my first fundraising-while-participating-in-an-endurance event. It changed my life and had a direct connection to how I joined Girl Up.
Today, on what the world calls Malala Day, supporters worldwide are coming together to honor this special girl who has shown us just how important it is to continue to support the movement for adolescent girls.
Show the world the importance of literacy and education! Participate in the Reading Changed My Life Photo and Video Contest launched by our friends at The Global Partnership for Education.