THE TEMPLE NEWS | Temple students participated in the #MarchForSisterhood, the world’s first exclusively digital global march, in honor of the International Day of the Girl, an annual day of observance declared by the United Nations to honor girls and women around the world.Read More
THRIVE GLOBAL | I am a New Yorker who loves listening to music, viewing art, and traveling. I’m also a Girls Who Code alumni who helped organized the first-ever all digital #MarchForSisterhood. As a high schooler, I participated in Youth Insights Leaders at the Whitney Museum of American Art, contributed to a teen-led event planning committee called MuseumRead More
MSN | Gen Z has already proved they’re the most political generation, speaking out en masse against gun violence and climate change. Often, political protest involves taking to the streets, but today, Girls Who Code is giving it a digital twist. The nonprofit promoting women in technology released a powerful video inviting girls and women all over the world to participate in their online march using the hashtag #MarchForSisterhood.Read More
CHEDDAR | In honor of Friday's UN International Day of the Girl, the nonprofit Girls Who Code organized the #MarchForSisterhood on TikTok to encourage people to post photos and videos of themselves marching for causes they are passionate about. Thousands of young women around the world are expected to take part in this first all-digital "march" to spread awareness of gender inequality in the tech space.Read More
OWLCONNECTED | Friday, October 11 is the International Day of the Girl. Started in 2012, this day recognizes the challenges and inequality faced by girls around the world. At its heart, it believes that the world will be a better place when girls and young women have the same rights, opportunities, education, and protections as young males do.Read More
ELITE DAILY | Women's rights activism has a long and rich history of marches, demonstrations, and more. Now, the nonprofit Girls Who Code is taking this activism to a completely new level — by organizing the first all-digital March For Sisterhood on Oct. 11. In order to bridge the barriers to access often created by physical protests and marches, these March for Sisterhood activists are bringing their causes to your computer screen with this digital march.Read More
BUSTLE | In 2012, the first International Day of the Girl took place. A day to reflect on the achievements of gender equality initiatives and a time to take further action to push forward those goals, Oct. 11 has turned into a truly powerful movement. But there is still much more to be done across the globe. Here's a few ways you can support International Day of the Girl.
REFINERY29 | I was 9 years old when I became a blogger, activist, and changemaker — although, I didn’t call myself any of those at the time. For me, it began by showing that if I can create change, anyone can. I was all about raising awareness around the idea that the little things we all do add up to make a big difference.Read More
MASHABLE | Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology by training girls in computer science, is taking the flurry of in-person marches on everything from climate change to perceived governmental corruption online during the International Day of the Girl, held on Oct. 11 annually.Read More
STAYHIPP | The March For Sisterhood is an all-digital campaign by the nonprofit organization Girls Who Code to advocate for girls around the world to have their voices heard and bring change to their communities. Girls Who Code sponsored the TikTok hashtags #DayOfTheGirl and #MarchForSisterhood to support the empowerment of girls, particularly in STEM fields.Read More
YAHOO FINANCE| Organized by "Team Sisterhood" -- 100+ young changemakers and activists including Deja Foxx, Irsa Hirsi, Jenna Ortega, Ava Phillippe -- the march celebrates, inspires, and activates girls and women building transformative social movements
FORTUNE | Day of the Girl. Today is International Day of the Girl. Read up on the day of celebration here, including the #MarchforSisterhood headed by Girls Who Code.
GOOD MORNING AMERICA | My name is Jamie Margolin and I’m a 17-year-old climate justice activist from Seattle, Washington. Right now, I should be focusing on my college applications. The deadlines are looming over my head and I should be preparing for my future. Honestly though, I’ve been so busy fighting for our generation to even have a future that I’ve barely had the time.Read More
REFINERY29 | When my brother, Ricardo, was in high school, he was shot and killed outside our home in South Central Los Angeles. The day my brother was killed, I lost my hero. I lost my sense of self. I still haven’t been able to escape the anxiety and the trauma that has followed me everyday since.Read More
REFINERY29 | My name is Thandiwe Abdullah. I’m 15 years old and I’m the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Youth Vanguard. I grew up in an activist household in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles — where I was taught by example to speak up for issues that matter.Read More
REFINERY29 | I’ve never had a typical college day. As an Executive Director and college student, my days involve talking to reporters, running to the student union for assignments, calling my coworkers, attending class, and then flying out for business trips.Read More
WISHTV | Organizations across the country are teaming up to celebrate the day with campaigns to champion girls. But, the ‘March for Sisterhood’ is unique.
REFINERY29 | Have you ever felt a fire in your stomach to do something and make a change? I have that feeling all of the time.Read More