Empowering/Encouraging Others

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Hundreds of times a day we are faced with decisions. Some of those decisions have the potential to be life changing, yet we may be unaware at the time how life changing such a simple...

More Than An Internship

For one of my graduation requirements, I needed to fulfill an internship/practicum course. As I was going through the list of options, Girls on the Run stood out to me. I had heard of Girls...

Girls on the Run is so much fun!

I volunteered this year for Girls on the Run Central KY and it was life changing. I am currently a college student studying Nursing, so I was a little nervous about being with a group of...

Paving the way

VIDEO: Angel Kharya of Girl Rising India explains to Elisa Gambino, One Production Place, how women and girls can inspire each other through sharing their stories.

Building Strong Girls

Hi! I’m Coach Rebecca. I’ve been involved with Girls on the Run Atlanta since 2016 and have coached three fun and crazy seasons with Paideia and The Atlanta International School. When...

women's stories

We can do better

Women worldwide and in particular developing world bear the hurdles of raising up families single handedly without assistant. Women are symbol of hope. When times are difficult they stand...

I can and I will.

The society I grew up in is one that still believes a female’s place is at the back. She is not to aim high, dream big or speak out except when asked to. I grew up timid and afraid of...

Reclaiming My Power From Fatherlessness

This is my story. I faced a lot of adversity including poverty, physical and sexual abuse during my childhood which created a cycle of abuse that followed me into my early adult life. I...

An Audience is Watching

The school that I coach for Girls on the Run sits in the inner city of Allentown. As the guidance counselor shared with me the first day, it isn’t in the “sexy” part of the city that...