Girls Leadership is really changing lives! My daughter will be forever empowered by her time spent at Girls Leadership!

Carolanne, 2013 Parent

Mission

Girls Leadership teaches girls the skills to know who they are, what they believe, and how to express it, empowering them to create change in their world. We work with girls, parents and caregivers, and educators to ensure lasting impact.

Vision

A society where girls and women engage authentically and assertively at every level of decision making in all areas of their lives.

Values

We structure our work around five central values: Inclusivity, authenticity, integrity, quality, and fun!

Locations

Our office is in Oakland, CA, and we run programs all over the country and internationally. Our overnight camp is held at Mount Holyoke in South Hadley, MA, and we run workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area, Colorado, New York City and Northern New Jersey.

Jobs

Check out our summer camp jobs and part-time, year-round positions here. If you are interested in becoming a Girls Leadership educator, please send your cover letter and resume to kiku@girlsleadership.org. Girls Leadership is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to sex, age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, gender expression, disability or sexual orientation.

Volunteer

Join the amazing community of people who volunteer to organize GL programs, help with marketing, host fundraisers and generally spread the word. Check out our volunteer page for ways to contribute!

Press

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Ronnie’s Awesome List

Ronnie and Simone talked about the pressures on middle school girls, what’s available for boys’ social emotional learning, and our goals to reach 25 million girls.

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KQED: Girls and the Ambition Gap

Hear Co-Founder and Executive Director Simone Marean talk about girls and the ambition gap, with best-selling author Peggy Orenstien and About Face’s Jennifer Berger.

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TEDx Women

Watch Co-Founder Rachel Simmons give a Tedx Talk about girls leadership.