#GirlHero Awards


To commemorate International Day of the Girl, Girl Up hosted its first- ever #GirlHero Awards to celebrate powerful Girl Up girl activists and leading women in Hollywood and business for their work defending gender equality.

Honorees included: Girl Up activists Munira Khalif, Kate McCollum, and Jules Spector; alongside Caterpillar Foundation President, Michele Sullivan, and leading ladies Yara Shahidi, Olivia Munn, Chrissy Metz; as well as the groundbreaking film Eighth Grade directed by Bo Burnham.

The #GirlHero Awards, hosted by longtime Girl Up supporters Monique Coleman and Shaun Robinson, was written about in Access Hollywood, E! News, Entertainment Tonight, and more.

“All of us can make a promise to mobilize, organize, and leverage our platforms to create a future that is more equitable for everyone.” Munira Khalif, Girl Up Teen Advisor Alumna and former United States Youth Observer to the United Nations

For information about sponsorship, please email Carol Cropp at ccropp@girlup.org