National Philanthropy: Girl Up
Theta Nu Xi is proud to support the efforts of Girl Up, a global movement of empowered young womxn leaders who defend gender equality. Girl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010. It continues to give girls the opportunity to channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds to help some of the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls. With more than 1,300 clubs in 80 countries,
Girl Up’s international network provides girls with the leadership skills and self-confidence needed to stand up, speak up, and raise up for their peers in the United States and around the world. Raising funds for programs that support education, health, and safety for girls; Girl Up raises awareness of these key issues; and advocates for solutions that will allow girls everywhere the chance to achieve their dreams. No matter their background, girls have the power to transform themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Through leadership development training, Girl Up gives girls the resources and platform to start a movement for social change wherever they are. When girls rise, we all rise.