10 Million Girls Empowered to Change Their Futures with a Five Year, $2 Million Partn

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    10 Million Girls Empowered to Change Their Futures with a Five Year, $2 Million Partnership Between The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

    Focus on Leadership Development and Advocacy Opportunities for Girls to Engage in Global Issues

    Today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announced a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.
    The programs will provide girls and young women in 145 countries advocacy and leadership training, opportunities to speak out and take action at global platforms, deliver grass roots projects and learn through innovative education programs.